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104th Congress                                                   Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 1st Session                                                    104-295
_______________________________________________________________________


 
  MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR FOREIGN OPERATIONS, EXPORT FINANCING, AND 
        RELATED PROGRAMS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING SEPTEMBER 
                    30, 1996, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
                                _______


                October 26, 1995.--Ordered to be printed

_______________________________________________________________________


Mr. Callahan, from the committee of conference, submitted the following

                           CONFERENCE REPORT

                        [To accompany H.R. 1868]

      The committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of 
the two Houses on the amendments of the Senate to the bill 
(H.R. 1868) ``making appropriations for foreign operations, 
export financing, and related programs for the fiscal year 
ending September 30, 1996, and for other purposes,'' having 
met, after full and free conference, have agreed to recommend 
and do recommend to their respective Houses as follows:
      That the Senate recede from its amendments numbered 1, 3, 
6, 15, 21, 23, 25, 29, 30, 33, 36, 37, 39, 54, 59, 61, 71, 85, 
88, 90, 91, 93, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 107, 108, 
109, 112, 113, 117, 119, 120, 125, 127, 128, 129, 130, 134, 
136, 137, 141, 143, 148, 153, 154, 157, 164, 166, 170, 172, 
173, 174, 177, 178, 179, 180, 184, 185, 187, 188, 191, and 193.
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendments of the Senate numbered 4, 7, 13, 14, 17, 20, 26, 27, 
38, 40, 41, 49, 50, 52, 56, 57, 58, 62, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 74, 
75, 77, 81, 83, 84, 86, 87, 103, 104, 105, 110, 111, 114, 116, 
118, 121, 122, 123, 124, 131, 133, 138, 139, 146, 149, 150, 
151, 160, 161, 162, and 163, and agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 2:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 2, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the sum proposed by said amendment, insert: 
$45,614,000; and the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 5:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 5, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the sum proposed by said amendment, insert: 
$72,000,000; and the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 8:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 8, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      Restore the matter stricken by said amendment, amended to 
read as follows:

    AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT CHILD SURVIVAL AND DISEASE 
                                PROGRAMS

      Of the funds appropriated in title II of this Act, and 
under the heading ``International Organizations and Programs'' 
in title IV of this Act, not less than $484,000,000 shall be 
made available for programs for child survival, assistance to 
combat tropical and other diseases, and related activities: 
Provided, That this amount shall be made available for such 
activities as (1) immunization programs, (2) oral rehydration 
programs, (3) health and nutrition programs, and related 
education programs, which address the needs of mothers and 
children, (4) water and sanitation programs, (5) assistance for 
displaced and orphaned children, (6) programs for the 
prevention, treatment, and control of, and research on, 
tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, polio, malaria and other diseases, and 
(7) a contribution on a grant basis to the United Nations 
Children's Fund (UNICEF).
      And the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 9:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 9, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the matter stricken and inserted by said 
amendment, insert:

                        DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE 

      And the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 10:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 10, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the matter stricken and inserted by said 
amendment, insert:

                     (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

      For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of 
sections 103 through 106 and chapter 10 of part I of the 
Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, title V of the International 
Security and Development Cooperation Act of 1980 (Public Law 
96-533) and the provisions of section 401 of the Foreign 
Assistance Act of 1969, $1,675,000,000
    And the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 11:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 11, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the matter proposed by said amendment, insert: 
That of the amount appropriated under this heading, up to 
$20,000,000 may be made available for the Inter-American 
Foundation and shall be apportioned directly to that agency: 
Provided further, That of the amount appropriated under this 
heading, up to $11,500,000 may be made available for the 
African Development Foundation and shall be apportioned 
directly to that agency: Provided further, That of the funds 
appropriated under title II of this Act that are administered 
by the Agency for International Development and made available 
for family planning assistance, not less than 65 percent shall 
be made available directly to the agency's central Office of 
Population and shall be programmed by that office for family 
planning activities: Provided further, That the President shall 
seek to ensure that funds made available under this heading for 
sub-Saharan Africa are in substantially the same proportion to 
the total amount appropriated and made available by this Act 
for development assistance as the proportion of funds made 
available for development assistance for sub-Saharan Africa was 
to the total amount appropriated for development assistance in 
Public Law 103-306: Provided further, That up to $25,000,000 of 
the funds appropriated under this heading may be made available 
for necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of section 
667 of the Foreign Assistance Act: Provided further, That the 
President shall seek to ensure that the percentage of funds 
made available under this heading for the activities of private 
and voluntary organizations and cooperatives is at least equal 
to the percentage of funds made available pursuant to 
corresponding authorities in law for the activities of private 
and voluntary organizations and cooperatives in fiscal year 
1995: Provided further; and the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 12:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 12, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the matter proposed by said amendment, insert: 
: Provided further, That for purposes of this or any other Act 
authorizing or appropriating funds for foreign operations, 
export financing, and related programs, the term ``motivate'', 
as it relates to family planning assistance, shall not be 
construed to prohibit the provision, consistent with local law, 
of information or counseling about all pregnancy options; and 
the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 16:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 16, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the matter proposed by said amendment, insert: 
: Provided further, That not less than $650,000 of the funds 
made available under this heading should be made available for 
support of the United States Telecommunications Training 
Institute; and the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 18:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 18, and agreed to the same 
with an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the matter proposed by said amendment, insert:


                                 cyprus


      Of the funds appropriated under the headings 
``Development Assistance'' and ``Economic Support Fund'', not 
less than $15,000,000 shall be made available for Cyprus to be 
used for scholarships, administrative support of the 
scholarship program, bicommunal projects, and measures aimed at 
reunification of the island and designed to reduce tensions and 
promote peace and cooperation between the two communities on 
Cyprus.
      And the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 19:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment to the Senate numbered 19, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the matter proposed by said amendment, insert:


                                 burma


      Of the funds appropriated by this Act to carry out the 
provisions of chapter 8 of part I and chapter 4 of part II of 
the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, not less than $2,380,000 
shall be made available to support activities in Burma, along 
the Burma-Thailand border, and for activities of Burmese 
student groups and other organizations located outside Burma, 
for the purposes of fostering democracy in Burma, supporting 
the provision of medical supplies and other humanitarian 
assistance to Burmese located in Burma or displaced Burmese 
along the borders, and for other purposes: Provided, That of 
this amount, not less than $200,000 shall be made available to 
support newspapers, publications, and other media activities 
promoting democracy inside Burma: Provided further, That of 
this amount, not less than $380,000 shall be made available for 
crop substitution activities in cooperation with the Kachin 
people of Burma: Provided further, That funds made available 
under this heading may be made available notwithstanding any 
other provision of law: Provided further, That provision of 
such funds shall be made available subject to the regular 
notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations.
      And the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 22:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 22, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      Restore the matter stricken by said amendment, amended to 
read as follows:


                   international disaster assistance


      For necessary expenses for international disaster relief, 
rehabilitation, and reconstruction assistance pursuant to 
section 491 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, 
$181,000,000 to remain available until expended.


            humanitarian assistance to the former yugoslavia


      Of the funds appropriated in title II of this Act, 
$40,000,000 should be available only for emergency humanitarian 
assistance to the former Yugoslavia, of which amount not less 
than $6,000,000 shall be available only for humanitarian 
assistance to Kosova.
      And the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 24:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 24, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the matter stricken and inserted by said 
amendment, insert: owed to the United States as a result of 
concessional loans made to eligible Latin American and 
Caribbean countries, pursuant to part IV of the Foreign 
Assistance Act of 1961, $10,000,000; and the Senate agree to 
the same.
      Amendment numbered 28:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 28, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the matter stricken and inserted by said 
amendment, insert:
      For the cost, as defined in section 502 of the 
Congressional Budget Act of 1974, of guaranteed loans 
authorized by sections 221 and 222 of the Foreign Assistance 
Act of 1961, $4,000,000, to remain available until September 
30, 1997: Provided, That these funds are available to subsidize 
loan principal, 100 percent of which shall be guaranteed, 
pursuant to the authority of such sections. In addition, for 
administrative expenses to carry out guaranteed loan programs, 
$7,000,000, all of which may be transferred to and merged with 
the appropriation for Operating Expenses of the Agency for 
International Development: Provided further, That commitments 
to guarantee loans under this heading may be entered into 
notwithstanding the second and third sentences of section 
222(a) and, with regard to programs for Eastern Europe and 
programs for the benefit of South Africans disadvantaged by 
apartheid, section 223(j) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 
1961: Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated 
under this heading shall be obligated except through the 
regular notification procedures of the Committees on 
Appropriations.
      Amendment numbered 31:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 31, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      Restore the matter stricken by said amendment, amended to 
read as follows: : Provided, That of this amount not more than 
$1,475,000 may be made available to pay for printing costs: 
Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated by this 
Act for programs administered by the Agency for International 
Development (AID) may be used to finance printing costs of any 
report or study (except feasibility, design, or evaluation 
reports or studies) in excess of $25,000 without the approval 
of the Administrator of the Agency or the Administrator's 
designee: Provided further, That notwithstanding any other 
provision of law, none of the funds appropriated or otherwise 
made available by this Act may be made available for expenses 
necessary to relocate the Agency for International Development, 
or any part of that agency, to the building at the Federal 
Triangle in Washington, District of Columbia; and the Senate 
agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 32:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 32, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the sum proposed by said amendment, insert: 
$30,200,000, to remain available until September 30, 1997; and 
the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 34:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 34, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the sum proposed by said amendment, insert: 
$2,340,000,000; and the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 35:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 35, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the matter stricken and inserted by said 
amendment, insert: : Provided, That of the funds appropriated 
under this heading, not less than $1,200,000,000 shall be 
available only for Israel, which sum shall be available on a 
grant basis as a cash transfer and shall be disbursed within 
thirty days of enactment of this Act or by October 31, 1995, 
whichever is later: Provided further, That not less than 
$815,000,000 shall be available only for Egypt, which sum shall 
be provided on a grant basis, and of which sum cash transfer 
assistance may be provided, with the understanding that Eygpt 
will undertake significant economic reforms which are 
additional to those which were undertaken in previous fiscal 
years, and of which not less than $200,000,000 shall be 
provided as Commodity Import Program assistance: Provided 
further, That the Egyptian pound equivalent of $85,000,000 
generated from funds made available by this paragraph or 
generated from funds appropriated under this heading in prior 
appropriations Acts, may be made available to the United States 
pursuant to the United States-Egypt Economic, Technical and 
Related Assistance Agreements of 1978, for the following 
activities under such Agreements: the Egyptian pound equivalent 
of $50,000,000 may be made available to replenish the existing 
endowment for the American University in Cairo, and the 
Egyptian pound equivalent of $35,000,000 may be made available 
for projects and programs, including establishment of an 
endowment, which promote the preservation and restoration of 
Egyptian antiquities: Provided further, That in exercising the 
authority to provide cash transfer assistance for Israel and 
Egypt, the President shall ensure that the level of such 
assistance does not cause an adverse impact on the total level 
of non-military exports from the United States to each such 
country: Provided further, That it is the sense of the Congress 
that the recommended levels of assistance for Egypt and Israel 
are based in great measure upon their continued participation 
in the Camp David Accords and upon the Egyptian-Israeli peace 
treaty; and the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 42:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 42, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the sum proposed by said amendment, insert: 
$641,000,000; and the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 43:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 43, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      Restore the matter stricken by said amendment, amended to 
read as follows: , such as those violations included in the 
Helsinki Final Act: Provided, That such funds may be made 
available without regard to the restriction in this subsection 
if the President determines that to do so is in the national 
security interest of the United States: Provided further, ; and 
the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 44:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 44, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the matter proposed by said amendment, insert: 
: Provided, That this restriction does not apply to 
demilitarization or nonproliferation programs; and the Senate 
agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 45:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 45, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      Restore the matter stricken by said amendment, to read as 
follows: : Provided, That grantees and contractors should, to 
the maximum extent possible, place in key staff positions 
specialists with prior on the ground expertise in the region of 
activity and fluency in one of the local languages; and the 
Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 46:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 46, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      Restore the matter stricken by said amendment, amended to 
read as follows:
      (j) In issuing new task orders entering into contracts, 
or making grants, with funds appropriated under this heading or 
in prior appropriations Acts, for projects or activities that 
have as one of their primary purposes the fostering of private 
sector development, the Coordinator for United States 
Assistance to the New Independent States and the implementing 
agency shall encourage the participation of and give 
significant weight to contractors and grantees who propose 
investing a significant amount of their own resources 
(including volunteer services and in-kind contributions) in 
such projects and activities.
      And the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 47:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 47, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the matter proposed by said amendment, insert:
      (k) Of the funds made available under this heading, not 
less than $225,000,000 shall be made available for Ukraine, 
with the understanding that Ukraine will undertake significant 
economic reforms which are additional to those which were 
undertaken in previous fiscal years, and of which not less than 
$50,000,000 (from this or any other Act) shall be made 
available to improve energy self-sufficient and improve safety 
at nuclear reactors, and of which $2,000,000 should be made 
available to conduct or implement an assessment of the energy 
distribution grid that provides recommendations leading to 
increased access to power by industrial, commercial and 
residential users, and of which not less than $22,000,000 shall 
be made available to support the development of small and 
medium enterprises, including independent broadcast and print 
media.
      (l) Of the funds made available under this heading, 
$5,000,000 should be made available for a project to screen, 
diagnose, and treat victims of breast cancer associated with 
the 1985 incident at the Chernobyl reactor in Ukraine.
      (m) Of the funds made available by this Act, not less 
than $85,000,000 shall be made available for Armenia.
      (n) Of the funds made available by this or any other Act, 
$30,000,000 should be made available for Georgia.
      (o)(1) Effective ninety days after the date of enactment 
of this Act, none of the funds appropriated under this heading 
may be made available for Russia unless the President 
determines and certifies in writing to the Committees on 
Appropriations that the Government of Russia has terminated 
implementation of arrangements to provide Iran with technical 
expertise, training, technology, or equipment necessary to 
develop a nuclear reactor or related nuclear research 
facilities or programs.
      (2) Subparagraph (1) shall not apply if the President 
determines that making such funds available is important to the 
national security interest of the United States. Any such 
determination shall cease to be effective six months after 
being made unless the President determines that its 
continuation is important to the national security interest of 
the United States.
      (p) Of the funds appropriated under this heading, 
$20,000,000 should be provided for hospital partnership 
programs, medical assistance to directly reduce the incidence 
of infectious diseases such as diphtheria or tuberculosis, and 
a program to reduce the adverse impact of contaminated drinking 
water.
      (q) Of the funds appropriated under this heading and 
under the heading ``Assistance for Eastern Europe and the 
Baltic States'', not less than $12,600,000 shall be made 
available for law enforcement training and exchanges, and 
investigative and technical assistance activities related to 
international criminal activities.
      (r) Support should be provided from funds appropriated 
under this heading for a ballot security project to promote 
public review by Russian citizens over the conduct of 
parliamentary and presidential elections in Russia: Provided, 
That the Secretary of State may waive this provision with 
regard to any election upon notification to the Committees on 
Appropriations that the Government of Russia has blocked 
implementation of a ballot security project.
      (s) Of the funds appropriated under this heading, not 
less than $50,000,000 should be provided to the Western NIS and 
Central Asian Enterprise Funds: Provided, That obligation of 
these funds shall be consistent with sound business practices.
      (t) The President shall establish a Trans-Caucasus 
Enterprise Fund to encourage regional peace through economic 
cooperation: Provided, That the President shall seek other 
bilateral and multilateral investors in the Fund: Provided 
further, That of the funds made available under this heading, 
not less than $15,000,000 shall be made available for a United 
States investment in the Trans-Caucasus Enterprise Fund.
      (u) Funds appropriated under this heading or in prior 
appropriations Acts that are or have been made available for an 
Enterprise Fund may be deposited by such Fund in interest-
bearing accounts prior to the disbursement of such funds by the 
Fund for program purposes. The Fund may retain for such program 
proposes any interest earned on such deposits without returning 
such interest to the Treasury of the United States and without 
further appropriation by the Congress. Funds made available for 
Enterprise Funds shall be expended at the minimum rate 
necessary to make timely payment for projects and activities.
      (v) Section 5421(d) (3) (B) of title 22, United States 
Code is amended by adding at the end thereof the following: ``: 
Provided, That, as to Enterprise Funds established with respect 
to more than one host country, such Enterprise Fund may, in 
lieu of the appointment of citizens of the host countries to 
its Board of Directors, establish an advisory council for the 
host region comprised of citizens of each of the host countries 
or establish separate advisory councils for each of the host 
countries (hereinafter in this section referred to as the 
``Advisory Councils''), with which the Enterprise Fund's 
policies and proposed activities and such host country citizens 
shall satisfy the experience and expertise requirements of this 
clause.''
      (w) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, 
assistance may be provided for the Government of Azerbaijan for 
humanitarian purposes, if the President determines that 
humanitarian assistance provided in Azerbaijan through 
nongovernmental organizations is not adequately addressing the 
suffering of refugees and internally displaced persons.
      And the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 48:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 48, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      Restore the matter stricken by said amendment, amended to 
read as follows:


                           independent agency


      And the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 51:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 51, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the sum proposed by said amendment, insert: 
$205,000,000; and the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 53:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 53, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the sum proposed by said amendment, insert: 
$115,000,000; and the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 55:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 55, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the matter proposed by said amendment, insert: 
; salaries and expenses of personnel and dependents as 
authorized by the Foreign Service Act of 1980; allowances as 
authorized by sections 5921 through 5925 of title 5, United 
States Code; and the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 60:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 60, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the sum proposed by said amendment, insert: 
$16,000,000; and the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 63:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 63, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      Restore the matter stricken by said amendment, amended to 
read as follows: : Provided further, That funds appropriated 
under this heading for grant financed military education and 
training for Indonesia may only be available for expanded 
military education and training; and the Senate agree to the 
same.
      Amendment numbered 64:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 64, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the sum proposed by said amendment, insert: 
$3,208,390,000; and the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 65:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 65, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the matter stricken and inserted by said 
amendment, insert: : Provided, That of the funds appropriated 
by this paragraph not less than $1,800,000,000 shall be 
available for grants only for Israel, and not less than 
$1,300,000,000 shall be available for grants only for Egypt: 
Provided further, That the funds appropriated by this paragraph 
for Israel shall be disbursed within thirty days of enactment 
of this Act or by October 31, 1995, whichever is later: 
Provided further, That to the extent that the Government of 
Israel requests that funds be used for such purposes, grants 
made available for Israel by this paragraph shall, as agreed by 
Israel and the United States, be available for advanced weapons 
systems, of which not less than $475,000,000 shall be available 
for the procurement in Israel of defense articles and defense 
services, including research and development; and the Senate 
agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 72:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 72, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the sum proposed by said amendment, insert: 
$23,250,000; and the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 73:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 73, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the sum named in said amendment, insert: 
$70,000,000; and the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 76:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 76, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the sum proposed by said amendment, insert: 
$35,000,000; and the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 78:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 78, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the sum proposed by said amendment, insert: 
$700,000,000; and the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 79:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 79, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      Retain the matter proposed by said amendment, amended as 
follows: in lieu of ``$67,550,000'', insert: $60,900,000; and 
the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 80:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 80, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the matter stricken and inserted by said 
amendment, insert: $25,952,110, and for the United States share 
of the increase in the resources of the Fund for Special 
Operations, $10,000,000, to remain available until expended; 
and the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 82:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 82, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      Retain the matter proposed by said amendment, amended as 
follows: in lieu of ``$70,000,000'', insert: $53,750,000; and 
the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 89:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 89, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the sum proposed by said amendment, insert: 
$285,000,000; and the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 92:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 92, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the sum proposed by said amendment, insert: 
$30,000,000; and the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 94:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 94, and agree to the same with 
an amendment, as follows:
      Restore the matter stricken by said amendment, amended to 
read as follows: : Provided further, That funds may be made 
available to the Korean Peninsula Energy Department 
Organization (KEDO) for administrative expenses and heavy fuel 
oil costs associated with the Agreed Framework: Provided 
further, That no funds may be provided for KEDO for funding for 
administrative expenses and heavy fuel oil costs beyond the 
total amount included for KEDO in the fiscal year 1996 
congressional presentation: Provided further, That no funds may 
be made available under this Act to KEDO unless the President 
determines and certifies in writing to the Committees on 
Appropriations that (a) in accordance with section 1 of the 
Agreed Framework, KEDO has designated a Republic of Korea 
company, corporation or entity for the purpose of negotiating a 
prime contract to carry out construction of the light water 
reactors provided for in the Agreed Framework; and (b) the 
Democratic People's Republic of Korea is maintaining the freeze 
on its nuclear facilities as required in the Agreed Framework; 
and (c) the United States is taking steps to assure that 
progress is made on (1) the North-South dialogue, including 
efforts to reduce barriers to trade and investment, such as 
removing restrictions on travel, telecommunications services 
and financial transactions; and (2) implementation of the 
January 1, 1992, Joint Declaration on the Denuclearization of 
the Korean Peninsula; Provided further, That a report on the 
specific efforts with regard to subsections (a), (b) and (c) of 
the preceding proviso shall be submitted by the President to 
the Committees on Appropriations six months after the date of 
enactment of this Act, and every six months thereafter; and the 
Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 106:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 106, and agree to the same 
with an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the matter stricken and inserted by said 
amendment, insert:

                       ``Development Assistance''

      And the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 126:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 126, and agree to the same 
with an amendment, as follows:
      In the matter proposed to be inserted in said amendment, 
strike ``wholly paid for'' and insert: wholly paid for from; 
and the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 132:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 132, and agree to the same 
with an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the matter proposed by said amendment, insert:
      (c) Waiver Authority.--The President may waive the 
application in whole or in part, of subsection (a) if the 
President certifies to the Congress that the President has 
determined that the waiver is necessary to meet emergency 
humanitarian needs or to achieve a negotiated settlement of the 
conflict in Bosnia-Herzegovina that is acceptable to the 
parties.
      (d) Expanded Authority.--Section 660(b) of the Foreign 
Assistance Act of 1961 is amended--
            (1) in paragraph (3), by striking ``or'';
            (2) in paragraph (4), by striking the period at the 
        end thereof and inserting ``; or'';
            (3) adding the following new paragraphs:
            ``(5) with respect to assistance, including 
        training, relating to sanctions monitoring and 
        enforcement;
            ``(6) with respect to assistance provided to 
        reconstitute civilian police authority and capability 
        in the post-conflict restoration of host nation 
        infrastructure for the purposes of supporting a nation 
        emerging from instability, and the provision of 
        professional public safety training, to include 
        training in internationally recognized standards of 
        human rights, the rule of law, anti-corruption, and the 
        promotion of civilian police roles that support 
        democracy.''.
      And the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 135:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 135, and agree to the same 
with an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the matter stricken and inserted by said 
amendment, insert: tactically or strategically, with the Khmer 
Rouge in their military operations, or to the military of any 
country which the President determines is not taking steps to 
prevent a pattern or practice of commercial relations between 
its members and the Khmer Rouge; and the Senate agree to the 
same.
      Amendment numbered 140:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 140, and agree to the same 
with an amendment, as follows:
      Restore the matter stricken by said amendment, amended to 
read as follows: , Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania; and the 
Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 142:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 142, and agree to the same 
with an amendment, as follows:
      Restore the matter stricken by said amendment, amended to 
read as follows: : Provided, That not to exceed $750,000 may be 
made available to carry out the provisions of section 316 of 
Public law 96-533; and the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 144:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 144, and agree to the same 
with an amendment, as follows:
      Retain the matter proposed by said amendment, amended as 
follows: In lieu of ``October 23, 1993'' insert: October 23, 
1992; and the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 145:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 145, and agree to the same 
with an amendment, as follows:
      Restore the matter stricken by said amendment, amended to 
read as follows:


                     clarification of restrictions


      (a) In General.--Section 620E of the Foreign Assistance 
Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2375) is amended--
            (1) in subsection (e)--
                    (A) by striking the words ``No assistance'' 
                and inserting the words ``No military 
                assistance'';
                    (B) by striking the words ``in which 
                assistance is to be furnished or military 
                equipment or technology'' and inserting the 
                words ``in which military assistance is to be 
                furnished or military equipment or 
                technology'';
                    (C) by striking the words ``the proposed 
                United States assistance'' and inserting the 
                words ``the proposed United States military 
                assistance'';
                    (D) by inserting ``(1)'' immediately after 
                ``(e)''; and
                    (E) by adding the following new paragraph:
            ``(2) The prohibitions in this section do not apply 
        to any assistance or transfer provided for the purposes 
        of:
                    ``(A) International narcotics control 
                (including Chapter 8 of Part I of this Act) or 
                any provision of law available for providing 
                assistance for counternarcotics purposes;
                    ``(B) Facilitating military-to-military 
                contact, training (including Chapter 5 of Part 
                II of this Act) and humanitarian and civic 
                assistance projects;
                    ``(C) Peacekeeping and other multilateral 
                operations (including Chapter 6 of Part II of 
                this Act relating to peacekeeping) or any 
                provision of law available for providing 
                assistance for peacekeeping purposes, except 
                that lethal military equipment provided under 
                this subparagraph shall be provided on a lease 
                or loan basis only and shall be returned upon 
                completion of the operation for which it was 
                provided;
                    ``(D) Antiterrorism assistance (including 
                Chapter 8 of Part II of this Act relating to 
                antiterrorism assistance) or any provision of 
                law available for antiterrorism assistance 
                purposes.
            ``(3) The restrictions of this subsection shall 
        continue to apply to contracts for the delivery of F-16 
        aircraft to Pakistan.
            ``(4) Notwithstanding the restrictions contained in 
        this subsection, military equipment, technology, or 
        defense services, other than F-16 aircraft, may be 
        transferred to Pakistan pursuant to contracts or cases 
        entered into before October 1, 1990.''; and
            (2) by adding at the end the following new 
        subsections:
      ``(f) Storage Costs.--The President may release the 
Government of Pakistan of its contractual obligation to pay the 
United States Government for the storage costs of items 
purchased prior to October 1, 1990, but not delivered by the 
United States Government pursuant to subsection (e) and may 
reimburse the Government of Pakistan for any such amount paid, 
on such terms and conditions as the President may prescribe: 
Provided, That such payments have no budgetary impact.
      ``(g) Inapplicability of Restrictions to Previously Owned 
Items.--Section 620E(e) does not apply to broken, worn or 
unupgraded items or their equivalent which Pakistan paid for 
and took possession of prior to October 1, 1990 and which the 
Government of Pakistan sent to the Unite States for repair or 
upgrade. Such equipment or its equivalent may be returned to 
the Government of Pakistan: Provided, That the President 
determines and so certifies to the appropriate congressional 
committees that such equipment or equivalent neither 
constitutes nor has received any significant qualitative 
upgrade since being transferred to the United States and that 
its total value does not exceed $25,000,000.
      ``(h) Ballistic Missile Sanctions Not Affected.--Nothing 
contained herein shall affect sanctions for transfers of 
missile equipment or technology required under section 11B of 
the Export Administration Act of 1979 or section 73 of the Arms 
Export Control Act.''.
      And the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 147:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 147, and agree to the same 
with an amendment, as follows:
      Restore the matter stricken by said amendment, amended to 
read as follows:
      Sec. 562. (a) In General.--None of the funds made 
available in this Act may be used for assistance in support of 
any country when it is made known to the President that the 
government of such country prohibits or otherwise restricts, 
directly or indirectly, the transport or delivery of United 
States humanitarian assistance.
      (b) Exception.--Funds may be made available with regard 
to the restrictions in subsection (a) if the President 
determines that to do so is in the national security interest 
of the United States.
      And the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 152:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 152, and agree to the same 
with an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the matter proposed by said amendment, insert:
      (b) Exceptions.--The requirement of subsection (a) to 
withhold assistance shall not apply with respect to--
            (1) assistance to meet urgent humanitarian needs 
        including disaster and refugee relief;
            (2) democratic political reform and rule of law 
        activities;
            (3) the creation of private sector and 
        nongovernmental organizations that are independent of 
        government control;
            (4) the development of a free market economic 
        system; and
            (5) assistance for the purposes described in the 
        Cooperative Threat Reduction Act of 1993 (title XII of 
        Public Law 103-160).
      And the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 155:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 155, and agree to the same 
with an amendment, as follows:
      Restore the matter stricken by said amendment, amended to 
read as follows:


                   limitation on assistance to turkey


      Sec. 568. Not more than $33,500,000 of the funds 
appropriated in this Act under the heading ``Economic Support 
Fund'' may be made available to the Government of Turkey.
      And the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 156:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 156, and agree to the same 
with an amendment, as follows:
      Restore the matter stricken by said amendment, amended to 
read as follows:


        limitation of funds for north american development bank


      Sec. 568A. None of the funds appropriated in this Act 
under the heading ``North American Development Bank'' and made 
available for the Community Adjustment and Investment Program 
shall be used for purposes other than those set out in the 
binational agreement establishing the Bank.
      And the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 158:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 158, and agree to the same 
with an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the matter proposed by said amendment, insert:


                         asian development bank


      Sec. 571. The Secretary of the Treasury may, to fulfill 
commitments of the United States, subscribe to and make 
payments for shares of the Asian Development Bank in connection 
with the fourth general capital increase of the Bank. The 
amount authorized to be appropriated for paid-in shares of the 
Bank is limited to $66,614,647; the amount authorized to be 
appropriated for payment for callable shares of the Bank is 
limited to $3,264,178,021. The amount to be paid in respect of 
each subscription is authorized to be appropriated without 
fiscal year limitation. Any subscription by the United States 
to the capital stock of the Bank shall be effective only to 
such extent or in such amounts as are provided in advance 
inappropriations Acts.


                 international development association


      Sec. 572. In order to pay for the United States 
contribution to the tenth replenishment of the resources of the 
International Development Association authorized in section 526 
of Public Law 103-87, there is authorized to be appropriated, 
without fiscal year limitation, $700,000,000 for payment by the 
Secretary of the Treasury.
      And the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 159:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 159, and agree to the same 
with an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the matter proposed by said amendment, insert:


                  special debt relief for the poorest


      Sec. 573. (a) Authority To Reduce Debt.--The President 
may reduce amounts owed to the United States (or any agency of 
the United States) by an eligible country as a result of--
            (1) guarantees issued under sections 221 and 222 of 
        the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961; or
            (2) credits extended or guarantees issued under the 
        Arms Export Control Act.
      (b) Limitations.--
            (1) The authority provided by subsection (a) may be 
        exercised only to implement multilateral official debt 
        relief and referendum agreements, commonly referred to 
        as ``Paris Club Agreed Minutes''.
            (2) The authority provided by subsection (a) may be 
        exercised only in such amounts or to such extent as is 
        provided in advance by appropriations Acts.
            (3) The authority provided by subsection (a) may be 
        exercised only with respect to countries with heavy 
        debt burdens that are eligible to borrow from the 
        International Development Association, but not from the 
        International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, 
        commonly referred to as ``IDA-only' countries.
      (c) Conditions.--The authority provided by subsection (a) 
may be exercised only with respect to a country whose 
government--
            (1) does not have an excessive level of military 
        expenditures;
            (2) has not repeatedly provided support for acts of 
        international terrorism;
            (3) is not failing to cooperate on international 
        narcotics control matters;
            (4) (including its military or other security 
        forces) does not engage in a consistent pattern of 
        gross violations of internationally recognized human 
        rights; and
            (5) is not ineligible for assistance because of the 
        application of section 527 of the Foreign Relations 
        Authorization Act, fiscal years 1994 and 1995.
      (d) Availability of Funds.--The authority provided by 
subsection (a) may be used only with regard to funds 
appropriated by this Act under the heading ``Debt 
Restructuring''.
      (e) Certain Prohibitions Inapplicable.--A reduction of 
debt pursuant to subsection (a) shall not be considered 
assistance for purposes of any provision of law limiting 
assistance to a country. The authority provided by subsection 
(a) may be exercised notwithstanding section 620(r) of the 
Foreign Assistance Act of 1961.


             authority to engage in debt buybacks or sales


      Sec. 574. (a) Loans Eligible for Sale, Reduction, or 
Cancellation.--
            (1) Authority to sell, reduce, or cancel certain 
        loans.--Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the 
        President may, in accordance with this section, sell to 
        any eligible purchaser any concessional loan or portion 
        thereof made before January 1, 1995, pursuant to the 
        Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, to the government of 
        any eligible country as defined in section 702(6) of 
        that Act or on receipt of payment from an eligible 
        purchaser, reduce or cancel such loan or portion 
        thereof, only for the purpose of facilitating--
                    (A) debt-for-equity swaps, debt-for-
                development swaps, or debt-for-nature swaps; or
                    (B) a debt buyback by an eligible country 
                of its own qualified debt, only if the eligible 
                country uses an additional amount of the local 
                currency of the eligible country, equal to not 
                less than 40 percent of the price paid or such 
                debt by such eligible country, or the 
                difference between the price paid for such debt 
                and the face value of such debt, to support 
                activities that link conservation and 
                sustainable use of natural resources with local 
                community development, and child survival and 
                other child development, in a manner consistent 
                with section 707 through 710 of the Foreign 
                Assistance Act of 1961, if the sale, reduction, 
                or cancellation would not contravene any term 
                or condition of any prior agreement relating to 
                such loan.
            (2) Terms and conditions.--Notwithstanding any 
        other provision of law, the President shall, in 
        accordance with this section, establish the terms and 
        conditions under which loans may be sold, reduced, or 
        canceled pursuant to this section.
            (3) Administration.--The Facility, as defined in 
        Section 702(8) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, 
        shall notify the administrator of the agency primarily 
        responsible for administering part I of the Foreign 
        Assistance Act of 1961 of purchasers that the President 
        has determined to be eligible, and shall direct such 
        agency to carry out the sale, reduction, or 
        cancellation of a loan pursuant to this section. Such 
        agency shall make an adjustment in its accounts to 
        reflect the sale, reduction, or cancellation.
            (4) Limitation.--The authorities of this subsection 
        shall be available only to the extent that 
        appropriations for the cost of the modification, as 
        defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act 
        of 1974, are made in advance.
      (b) Deposit of Proceeds.--The proceeds from the sale, 
reduction, or cancellation of any loan sold, reduced, or 
canceled pursuant to this section shall be deposited in the 
United States Government account or accounts established for 
the repayment of such loan.
      (c) Eligible Purchasers.--A loan may be sold pursuant to 
subsection (a)(1)(A) only to a purchaser who presents plans 
satisfactory to the President for using the loan for the 
purpose of engaging in debt-for-equity swaps, debt-for-
development swaps, or debt-for-nature swaps.
      (d) Debtor Consultations.--Before the sale to any 
eligible purchaser, or any reduction or cancellation pursuant 
to this section, of any loan made to an eligible country, the 
President shall consult with the country concerning the amount 
of loans to be sold, reduced, or canceled and their uses for 
debt-for-equity swaps, debt-for-development swaps, or debt-for-
nature swaps.
      (e) Availability of Funds.--The authority provided by 
subsection (a) may be used only with regard to funds 
appropriated by this Act under the heading ``Debt 
Restructuring''.
      And the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 165:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 165, and agree to the same 
with an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the section designation of said amendment, 
insert: Sec. 575. ; and the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 167:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 167, and agree to the same 
with an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the matter proposed by said amendment, insert:


                                liberia


      Sec. 576. (a) Public Law 102-270 is amended--
            (1) in subsection (b) by striking ``Notwithstanding 
        section 620(q) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 or 
        any other similar provision, the'' and inserting 
        ``The''; and
            (2) in subsection (b)(2) by striking ``to implement 
        the Yamoussoukro peace accord''.
      (b) Funds appropriated by this Act may be made available 
for assistance for Liberia notwithstanding section 620(q) of 
the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 and section 512 of this Act.
      And the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 168:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 168, and agree to the same 
with an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the matter proposed by said amendment, insert:


              annual report on economic and social growth


      Sec. 577. (a) Reporting Requirement.--The President shall 
submit to the appropriate congressional committees an annual 
report providing a concise overview of the prospects for 
economic and social growth on a broad, equitable, and 
sustainable basis in the countries receiving economic 
assistance under title II of this Act. For each country, the 
report shall discuss the laws, policies and practices of that 
country that most contribute to or detract from the achievement 
of this kind of growth. The report should address relevant 
macroeconomic, microeconomic, social, legal, environmental, and 
political factors and include criteria regarding wage and price 
controls, State ownership of production and distribution, State 
control of financial institutions, trade and foreign 
investment, capital and profit repatriation, tax and private 
property protections and a country's commitment to stimulate 
education, health and human development.
      (b) Countries.--The countries referred to in subsection 
(a) are countries--
            (1) for which in excess of $5,000,000 has been 
        obligated during the previous fiscal year for 
        assistance under sections 103 through 106, chapter 10 
        and 11 of part I, and chapter 4 of part II of the 
        Foreign Assistance of 1961, and under the Support for 
        East European Democracy Act of 1989; or
            (2) for which in excess of $1,000,000 has been 
        obligated during the previous fiscal year by the 
        Overseas Private Investment Corporation.
      (c) Consultation.--The Secretary of State shall submit 
the report required by subsection (a) in consultation with the 
Secretary of the Treasury, the Administrator of the Agency for 
International Development, and the President of the Overseas 
Private Investment Corporation. The report shall be submitted 
with the annual congressional presentation for appropriations.
      And the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 169:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 169, and agree to the same 
with an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the section designation of said amendment, 
insert: Sec. 578. ; and the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 171:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 171, and agree to the same 
with an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the matter proposed by said amendment, insert:


                      reports regarding hong kong


      Sec. 579. (a) Section 301 of the United States-Hong Kong 
Policy Act of 1992 (22 U.S.C. 5731) is amended in the text 
above paragraph (1) by inserting ``March 31, 1996,'' after 
``March 31, 1995,''.
      (b) In light of the deficiencies in reports submitted to 
the Congress pursuant to section 301 of the United States-Hong 
Kong Policy Act (22 U.S.C. 5731), the Congress directs that the 
additional report required to be submitted under such section 
by subsection (a) of this section include detailed information 
on the status of, and other developments affecting, 
implementation of the Sino-British Joint Declaration on the 
Question of Hong Kong, including--
            (1) the Basic Law and its consistency with the 
        Joint Declaration;
            (2) the openness and fairness of elections to the 
        legislature;
            (3) the openness and fairness of the election of 
        the chief executive and the executive's accountability 
        to the legislature;
            (4) the treatment of political parties;
            (5) the independence of the judiciary and its 
        ability to exercise the power of final judgment over 
        Hong Kong law; and
            (6) the Bill of Rights.
      And the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 175:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 175, and agree to the same 
with an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the matter proposed by said amendment, insert:
      Sec. 580. Notwithstanding any other provision of the Act, 
$20,000,000 of the funds made available under the headings 
``Development Assistance'' and/or ``Economic Support Fund'' may 
be transferred to, and merged with, the appropriations account 
entitled ``International Narcotics Control'' and may be 
available for the same purposes for which funds in such account 
are available.
      And the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 176:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 176, and agree to the same 
with an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the matter proposed by said amendment, insert:


                               guatemala


      Sec. 581. (a) Funds provided in this Act may be made 
available for the Guatemalan military or security forces, and 
the restrictions on Guatemala under the headings 
``International Military Education and Training'' and ``Foreign 
Military Financing Program'' shall not apply, only if the 
President determines and certifies to the Congress that the 
Guatemalan military is cooperating with efforts to resolve 
human rights abuses which elements of the Guatemalan military 
or security forces are alleged to have committed, ordered or 
attempted to thwart the investigation of.
      (b) The prohibition contained in subsection (a) shall not 
apply to funds made available to implement a cease-fire or 
peace agreement.
      (c) Any funds made available pursuant to subsections (a) 
or (b) shall be subject to the regular notification procedures 
of the Committees on Appropriations.
      (d) Any funds made available pursuant to subsections (a) 
and (b) for international military education and training may 
only be for expanded international military education and 
training.
      And the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 181:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 181, and agree to the same 
with an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the matter proposed by said amendment, insert:


                  extension of tied aid credit program


      Sec. 582. (a) Section 10(c)(2) of the Export-Import Bank 
Act of 1945 (12 U.S.C. 635i-3(c)(2) is amended by striking 
``1995'' and inserting ``1997''.
      (b) Section 10(e) of the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945 
(12 U.S.C. 635i-3(e)) is amended by striking ``1993, 1994, and 
1995'' and inserting ``1996 and 1997''.
      And the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 182:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 182, and agree to the same 
with an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the matter proposed by said amendment, insert:


              moratorium on use of antipersonnel landmines


      Sec. 583. (a) United States Moratorium.--For a period of 
one year beginning three years after the date of enactment of 
this Act, the United States shall not use antipersonnel 
landmines except along internationally recognized national 
borders or in demilitarized zones within a perimeter marked 
area that is monitored by military personnel and protected by 
adequate means to ensure the exclusion of civilians.
      (b) Definition and Exemptions.--For the purposes of this 
section:
            (1) Antipersonnel landmine.--The term 
        ``antipersonnel landmine'' means any munition placed 
        under, on, or near the ground or other surface area, 
        delivered by artillery, rocket, mortar, or similar 
        means, or dropped from an aircraft and which is 
        designed, constructed or adapted to be detonated or 
        exploded by the presence, proximity, or contact of a 
        person.
            (2) Exemptions.--The term ``antipersonnel 
        landmine'' does not include command detonated Claymore 
        munitions.
      And the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 183:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 183, and agree to the same 
with an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the matter proposed by said amendment, insert:


                     extension of au pair programs


      Sec. 584. Section 8 of the Eisenhower Exchange Fellowship 
Act of 1990 is amended in the last sentence by striking 
``fiscal year 1995'' and inserting ``fiscal year 1996''.
      And the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 186:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 186, and agree to the same 
with an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the matter proposed by said amendment, insert:

          SANCTIONS AGAINST COUNTRIES HARBORING WAR CRIMINALS

      Sec. 585. (a) Bilateral Assistance.--Funds appropriated 
by this Act under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 or the 
Arms Export Control Act may not be provided for any country 
described in subsection (c).
      (b) Multilateral Assistance.--The Secretary of the 
Treasury shall instruct the United States executive directors 
of the international financial institutions to work in 
opposition to, and vote against, any extension by such 
institutions of financing or financial or technical assistance 
to any country described in subsection (c).
      (c) Sanctioned Countries.--A country described in this 
subsection is a country the government of which knowingly 
grants sanctuary to persons in its territory for the purpose of 
evading prosecution, where such persons--
            (1) have been indicted by the International 
        Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, the 
        International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, or any 
        other international tribunal with similar standing 
        under international law, or
            (2) have been indicted for war crimes or crimes 
        against humanity committed during the period beginning 
        March 23, 1933 and ending on May 8, 1945 under the 
        direction of, or in association with--
            (A) the Nazi government of Germany;
                    (B) any government in any area occupied by 
                the military forces of the Nazi government of 
                Germany;
                    (C) any government which was established 
                with the assistance or cooperation of the Nazi 
                government; or
                    (D) any government which was an ally of the 
                Nazi government of Germany.
      And the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 189:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 189, and agree to the same 
with an amendment, as follows:
    In lieu of the matter proposed by said amendment, insert:


                   limitation on assistance for haiti


      Sec. 586. (a) Limitation.--None of the funds appropriated 
or otherwise made available by this Act, may be provided to the 
Government of Haiti until the President reports to Congress 
that--
            (1) the Government is conducting thorough 
        investigations of extrajudicial and political killings; 
        and
            (2) the Government is cooperating with U.S. 
        authorities in the investigations of political and 
        extrajudicial killings.
      (b) Nothing in this section shall be construed to 
restrict the provision of humanitarian or electoral assistance.
      (c) The President may waive the requirements of this 
section if he determines and certifies to the appropriate 
committees of Congress that it is in the national interest of 
the United States or necessary to assure the safe and timely 
withdrawal of American forces from Haiti.
      And the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 190:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 190, and agree to the same 
with an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the section designation of said amendment, 
insert: Sec. 587. ; and the Senate agree to the same.
      Amendment numbered 192:
      That the House recede from its disagreement to the 
amendment of the Senate numbered 192, and agree to the same 
with an amendment, as follows:
      In lieu of the matter proposed by said amendment, insert:


                           nato participation


      Sec. 588. Revisions to Program to Facilitate Transition 
to NATO Membership.--
      (a) Eligible Countries.--Subsection (d) of section 203 of 
the NATO Participation Act of 1994 (title II of Public Law 103-
447; 22 U.S.C. 1928 note) is amended to read as follows:
      ``(d) Designation of Eligible Countries.--
            ``(1) Initial presidential review and 
        designation.--Within 60 days of the enactment of the 
        NATO Participation Act Amendments of 1995, the 
        President should evaluate the degree to which any 
        country emerging from communist domination which has 
        expressed its interest in joining NATO meets the 
        criteria set forth in paragraph (3), and may designate 
        one or more of these countries as eligible to receive 
        assistance under the program established under 
        subsection (a). The President shall, at the time of 
        designation of any country pursuant to this paragraph, 
        determine and report to the Committees on International 
        Relations and Appropriations of the House of 
        Representatives and the Committees on Foreign Relations 
        and Appropriations of the Senate with respect to each 
        country so designated that such country meets the 
        criteria set forth in paragraph (3).
            ``(2) Other european countries emerging from 
        communist domination.--In addition to the countries 
        designated pursuant to paragraph (1), the President may 
        at any time designate other European countries emerging 
        from communist domination as eligible to receive 
        assistance under the program established under 
        subsection (a). The President shall, at the time of 
        designation of any country pursuant to this paragraph, 
        determine and report to the Committees on International 
        Relations and Appropriations of the House of 
        Representatives and the Committees on Foreign Relations 
        and Appropriations of the Senate with respect to each 
        country so designated that such country meets the 
        criteria set forth in paragraph (3).
            ``(3) Criteria.--The criteria referred to in 
        paragraphs (1) and (2) are, with respect to each 
        country, that the country--
                    ``(A) has made significant progress toward 
                establishing--
                            ``(i) shared values and interests;
                            ``(ii) democratic governments;
                            ``(iii) free market economies;
                            ``(iv) civilian control of the 
                        military, of the police, and of 
                        intelligence services, so that these 
                        organizations do not pose a threat to 
                        democratic institutions, neighboring 
                        countries, or the security of NATO or 
                        the United States;
                            ``(v) adherence to the rule of law 
                        and to the values, principles, and 
                        political commitments set forth in the 
                        Helsinki Final Act and other 
                        declarations by the members of the 
                        Organization on Security and 
                        Cooperation in Europe;
                            ``(vi) commitment to further the 
                        principles of NATO and to contribute to 
                        the security of the North Atlantic 
                        area.
                            ``(vii) commitment to protecting 
                        the rights of all their citizens and 
                        respecting the territorial integrity of 
                        their neighbors;
                            ``(viii) commitment and ability to 
                        accept the obligations, 
                        responsibilities, and costs of NATO 
                        membership; and
                            ``(ix) commitment and ability to 
                        implement infrastructure development 
                        activities they will facilitate 
                        participation in and support for NATO 
                        military activities;
                    ``(B) is likely, within five years of such 
                determination, to be in a position to further 
                the principles of the North Atlantic Treaty and 
                to contribute to the security of the North 
                Atlantic area; and
                    ``(C) is not ineligible to receive 
                assistance under section 552 of the Foreign 
                Operations, Export Financing, and Related 
                Programs Appropriations Act, 1996, with respect 
                to transfers of equipment to a country the 
                government of which the Secretary of State has 
                determined is a terrorist government for 
                purposes of section 40(d) of the Arms Export 
                Control Act.''.
      (2) Conforming amendments.--
            (A) Subsections (b) and (c) of section 203 of such 
        Act are amended by striking ``countries described in 
        such subsection'' each of the two places it appears and 
        inserting ``countries designated under subsection 
        (d)''.
            (B) Subsection (e) of section 203 of such Act is 
        amended by inserting ``(22 U.S.C. 2394-1), and shall 
        include with such notification a memorandum of 
        justification with respect to the proposed 
        designation'' before the period at the end.
      (b) Types of Assistance.--Section 203(c) of such Act is 
amended by inserting after paragraph (4) the following new 
paragraphs:
            ``(5) Assistance under chapter 4 of part II of the 
        Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (relating to the 
        Economic Support Fund).
            ``(6) Funds appropriated under the 
        ``Nonproliferation and Disarmament Fund'' account.
            ``(7) Assistance under chapter 6 of part II of the 
        Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (relating to 
        peacekeeping operations and other programs).
            ``(8) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, 
        including any restrictions in sections 516 and 519 of 
        the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, the 
        President may direct the crating, packing, handling, 
        and transportation of excess defense articles provided 
        pursuant to paragraphs (1) and (2) of this subsection 
        without charge to the recipient of such articles.''
      (c) Effect on Other Authorities.--Section 203 of the NATO 
Participation Act of 1994 (Title II of Public Law 103-447, 22 
U.S.C. 1928 note), is amended to add a new subsection (g) to 
read as follows:
      ``(g) Effect on Other Authorities.--Nothing in this Act 
shall affect the eligibility of countries to participate under 
other provisions of law in programs described in this Act.''.
      (d) Annual Report.--Section 205 of the NATO Participation 
Act of 1994 (title II of Public Law 103-447; 22 U.S.C. 1928 
note) is amended:
            (1) by inserting ``ANNUAL'' in the section heading 
        before the first word;
            (2) by inserting ``annual'' after ``include in 
        the'' in the matter preceding paragraph (1); and
            (3) in paragraphs (1) and (2), by striking ``and 
        other '' and all that follows through the period at the 
        end in both instances inserting in lieu thereof ``and 
        any other country designated by the President pursuant 
        to section 203(d).''.

          TITLE VI--MIDDLE EAST PEACE FACILITATION ACT OF 1995


                              short title


      Sec. 601. This title may be cited as the ``Middle East 
Peace Facilitation Act of 1995''.


                                findings


      Sec. 602. The Congress finds that--
            (1) the Palestine Liberation Organization 
        (hereafter the ``P.L.O.'') has recognized the State of 
        Israel's right to exist in peace and security, accepted 
        United Nations Security Council Resolutions 242 and 
        338, committed itself to the peace process and peaceful 
        coexistence with Israel, free from violence and all 
        other acts which endanger peace and stability, and 
        assumed responsibility over all P.L.O. elements and 
        personnel in order to assure their compliance, prevent 
        violations, and discipline violators;
            (2) Israel has recognized the P.L.O. as the 
        representative of the Palestinian people;
            (3) Israel and the P.L.O. signed a Declaration of 
        Principles on Interim Self-Government Arrangements 
        (hereafter the ``Declaration of Principles'') on 
        September 13, 1993 at the White House;
            (4) Israel and the P.L.O. signed an Agreement on 
        the Gaza Strip and the Jericho Area (hereafter the 
        ``Gaza-Jericho Agreement'') on May 4, 1994 which 
        established a Palestinian Authority for the Gaza and 
        Jericho areas;
            (5) Israel and the P.L.O. signed an Agreement on 
        Preparatory Transfer of Powers and Responsibilities 
        (hereafter the ``Early Empowerment Agreement'') on 
        August 29, 1994 which provided for the transfer to the 
        Palestinian Authority of certain powers and 
        responsibilities in the West Bank outside of the 
        Jericho Area;
            (6) under the terms of the Israeli-Palestinian 
        Interim Agreement on the West Bank and Gaza (hereafter 
        the ``Interim Agreement) signed on September 28, 1995, 
        the Declaration of Principles, the Gaza-Jericho 
        Agreement and the Early Empowerment Agreement, the 
        powers and responsibilities of the Palestinian 
        Authority are to be assumed by an elected Palestinian 
        Council with jurisdiction in the West Bank and Gaza 
        Strip in accordance with the Interim Agreement;
            (7) permanent status negotiations relating to the 
        West Bank and Gaza Strip are scheduled to begin by May 
        1996;
            (8) the Congress has, since the conclusion of the 
        Declaration of Principles and the P.L.O.'s renunciation 
        of terrorism, provided authorities to the President to 
        suspend certain statutory restrictions relating to the 
        P.L.O., subject to Presidential certifications that the 
        P.L.O. has continued to abide by commitments made in 
        and in connection with or resulting from the good faith 
        implementation of, the Declaration of Principles;
            (9) the P.L.O. commitments relevant to Presidential 
        certifications have included commitments to renounce 
        and condemn terrorism, to submit to the Palestinian 
        National Council for former approval the necessary 
        changes to those articles of the Palestinian Covenant 
        which call for Israel's destruction, and to prevent 
        acts of terrorism and hostilities against Israel; and
            (10) the United States is resolute in its 
        determination to ensure that in providing assistance to 
        Palestinians living under the jurisdiction of the 
        Palestinian Authority or elsewhere, the beneficiaries 
        of such assistance shall be held to the same standard 
        of financial accountability and management control as 
        any other recipient of United States assistance.


                           sense of congress


      Sec. 603. It is the sense of the Congress that the P.L.O. 
must do far more to demonstrate an irrevocable denunciation of 
terrorism and ensure a peaceful settlement of the Middle East 
dispute, and in particular it must--
            (1) submit to the Palestinian National Council for 
        formal approval the necessary changes to those articles 
        of the Palestinian National Covenant which call for 
        Israel's destruction;
            (2) make greater efforts to pre-empt acts of 
        terror, discipline violators and contribute to stemming 
        the violence that has resulted in the deaths of over 
        140 Israeli and United States citizens since the 
        signing of the Declaration of Principles;
            (3) prohibit participation in its activities and in 
        the Palestinian Authority and its successors by any 
        groups or individuals which continue to promote and 
        commit acts of terrorism;
            (4) cease all anti-Israel rhetoric, which 
        potentially undermines the peace process;
            (5) confiscate all unlicensed weapons;
            (6) transfer and cooperate in transfer proceedings 
        relating to any person accused by Israel to acts of 
        terrorism; and
            (7) respect civil liberties, human rights and 
        democratic norms.


                authority to suspend certain provisions


      Sec. 604. (a) In General.--Subject to subsection (b), 
beginning on the date of enactment of this Act and for eighteen 
months thereafter, the President may suspend for a period of 
not more than 6 months at a time any provision of law specified 
in subsection (d). Any such suspension shall cease to be 
effective after 6 months, or at such earlier date as the 
President may specify.
      (b) Conditions.--
            (1) Consultations.--Prior to each exercise of the 
        authority provided in subsection (a) or certification 
        pursuant to subsection (c), the President shall consult 
        with the relevant congressional committees. The 
        President may not exercise that authority or make such 
        certification until 30 days after a written policy 
        justification is submitted to the relevant 
        congressional committees.
            (2) Presidential certification.--The President may 
        exercise the authority provided in subsection (a) only 
        if the President certifies to the relevant 
        congressional committees each time he exercises such 
        authority that--
                    (A) it is in the national interest of the 
                United States to exercise such authority;
                    (B) the P.L.O., the Palestinian Authority, 
                and successor entities are complying with all 
                the commitments described in paragraph (4); and
                    (C) funds provided pursuant to the exercise 
                of this authority and the authorities under 
                section 583(a) of Public Law 103-236 and 
                section 3(a) of Public Law 103-125 have been 
                used for the purposes for which they were 
                intended.
            (3) Requirement for continuing p.l.o. compliance.--
        (A) The President shall ensure that P.L.O. performance 
        is continuously monitored and if the President at any 
        time determines that the P.L.O. has not continued to 
        comply with all the commitments described in paragraph 
        (4), he shall so notify the relevant congressional 
        committees and any suspension under subsection (a) of a 
        provision of law specified in subsection (d) shall 
        cease to be effective.
            (B) Beginning six months after the date of 
        enactment of this Act, if the President on the basis of 
        the continuous monitoring of the P.L.O.'s performance 
        determines that the P.L.O. is not complying with the 
        requirements described in subsection (c), he shall so 
        notify the relevant congressional committees and no 
        assistance shall be provided pursuant to the exercise 
        by the President of the authority provided by 
        subsection (a) until such time as the President makes 
        the certification provided for in subsection (c).
            (4) P.L.O. commitments described.--The commitments 
        referred to in paragraphs (2)(B) and (3)(A) are the 
        commitments made by the P.L.O.--
                    (A) in its letter of September 9, 1993, to 
                the Prime Minister of Israel; in its letter of 
                September 9, 1993, to the Foreign Minister of 
                Norway to--
                            (i) recognize the right of the 
                        State of Israel to exist in peace and 
                        security;
                            (ii) accept United Nations Security 
                        Council Resolutions 242 and 338;
                            (iii) renounce the use of terrorism 
                        and other acts of violence;
                            (iv) assume responsibility over all 
                        P.L.O. elements and personnel in order 
                        to assure their compliance, prevent 
                        violations and discipline violators;
                            (v) call upon the Palestinian 
                        people in the West Bank and Gaza Strip 
                        to take part in the steps leading to 
                        the normalization of life, rejecting 
                        violence and terrorism, and 
                        contributing to peace and stability; 
                        and
                            (vi) submit to the Palestine 
                        National Council for formal approval 
                        the necessary changes to the 
                        Palestinian National Covenant 
                        eliminating calls for Israel's 
                        destruction, and
                    (B) in, and resulting from, the good faith 
                implementation of the Declaration of 
                Principles, including good faith implementation 
                of subsequent agreements with Israel, with 
                particular attention to the objective of 
                preventing terrorism, as reflected in the 
                provisions of the Interim Agreement 
                concerning--
                            (i) prevention of acts of terrorism 
                        and legal measures against terrorists, 
                        including the arrest and prosecution of 
                        individuals suspected of perpetrating 
                        acts of violence and terror;
                            (ii) abstention from and prevention 
                        of incitement, including hostile 
                        propaganda;
                            (iii) operation of armed forces 
                        other than the Palestinian Police;
                            (iv) possession, manufacture, sale, 
                        acquisition or importation of weapons;
                            (v) employment of police who have 
                        been convicted of serious crimes or 
                        have been found to be actively involved 
                        in terrorist activities subsequent to 
                        their employment;
                            (vi) transfers to Israel of 
                        individuals suspected of, charged with, 
                        or convicted of an offense that falls 
                        within Israeli criminal jurisdiction;
                            (vii) cooperation with the 
                        government of Israel in criminal 
                        matters, including cooperation in the 
                        conduct of investigations; and
                            (viii) exercise of powers and 
                        responsibilities under the agreement 
                        with due regard to internationally 
                        accepted norms and principles of human 
                        rights and the rule of law.
            (5) Policy justification.--As part of the 
        President's written policy justification to be 
        submitted to the relevant Congressional Committees 
        pursuant to paragraph (1), the President will report 
        on--
                    (A) the manner in which the P.L.O. has 
                complied with the commitments specified in 
                paragraph (4), including responses to 
                individual acts of terrorism and violence, 
                actions to discipline perpetrators of terror 
                and violence, and actions to preempt acts of 
                terror and violence;
                    (B) the extent to which the P.L.O. has 
                fulfilled the requirements specified in 
                subsection (c);
                    (C) actions that the P.L.O. has taken with 
                regard to the Arab League boycott of Israel;
                    (D) the status and activities of the P.L.O. 
                office in the United States;
                    (E) all United States assistance which 
                benefits, directly or indirectly, the projects, 
                programs, or activities of the Palestinian 
                Authority in Gaza, Jericho, or any other area 
                it may control, since September 13, 1993, 
                including--
                            (i) the obligation and disbursal of 
                        such assistance, by project, activity, 
                        and date, as well as by prime 
                        contractor and all subcontractors;
                            (ii) the organizations or 
                        individuals responsible for the receipt 
                        and obligation of such assistance;
                            (iii) the intended beneficiaries of 
                        such assistance; and
                            (iv) the amount of international 
                        donor funds that benefit the P.L.O. or 
                        the Palestinian Authority in Gaza, 
                        Jericho, or any other area the P.L.O. 
                        or the Palestinian Authority may 
                        control, and to which the United States 
                        is a contributor; and
                    (F) statements by senior official of the 
                P.L.O., the Palestinian Authority, and 
                successor entities that question the right of 
                Israel to exist or urge armed conflict with or 
                terrorism against Israel or its citizens, 
                including an assessment of the degree to which 
                such statements reflect official policy of the 
                P.L.O., the Palestinian Authority, or successor 
                entities.
      (c) Requirement for Continued Provision of Assistance.--
Six months after the enactment of this Act, United States 
assistance shall not be provided pursuant to the exercise by 
the President of the authority provided by subsection (a), 
unless and until the President determines and so certifies to 
the Congress that--
            (1) if the Palestinian Council has been elected and 
        assumed its responsibilities, it has, within 2 months, 
        effectively disavowed and thereby nullified the 
        articles of the Palestine National Covenant which call 
        for Israel's destruction, unless the necessary changes 
        to the Covenant have already been approved by the 
        Palestine National Council;
            (2) the P.L.O., the Palestinian Authority, and 
        successor entities have exercised their authority 
        resolutely to establish the necessary enforcement 
        institutions; including laws, police, and a judicial 
        system, for apprehending, transferring, prosecuting, 
        convicting, and imprisoning terrorists;
            (3) the P.L.O., has limited participation in the 
        Palestinian Authority and its successors to individuals 
        and groups that neither engage in nor practice 
        terrorism or violence in the implementation of their 
        political goals;
            (4) the P.L.O., the Palestinian Authority, and 
        successor entities have not provided any financial or 
        material assistance, or training to any group, whether 
        or not affiliated with the P.L.O., to carry out actions 
        inconsistent with the Declaration of Principles, 
        particularly acts of terrorism against Israel;
            (5) the P.L.O., the Palestinian Authority, or 
        successor entities have cooperated in good faith with 
        Israeli authorities in--
                    (A) the preemption of acts of terrorism;
                    (B) the apprehension, trial, and punishment 
                of individuals who have planned or committed 
                terrorist acts subject to the jurisdiction of 
                the Palestinian Authority or any successor 
                entity; and
                    (C) the apprehension of and transfer to 
                Israeli authorities of individual suspected of, 
                charged with, or convicted of, planning or 
                committing terrorist acts subject to Israeli 
                jurisdiction in accordance with the specific 
                provisions of the Interim Agreement;
            (6) the P.L.O., the Palestinian Authority, and 
        successor entities have exercised their authority 
        resolutely to enact and implement laws requiring the 
        disarming of civilians not specifically licensed to 
        possess or carry weapons;
            (7) the P.L.O., the Palestinian Authority, and 
        successor entities have not funded, either partially or 
        wholly, or have ceased funding, either partially or 
        wholly, any office, or other presence of the 
        Palestinian Authority in Jerusalem unless established 
        by specific agreement between Israel and the P.L.O., 
        the Palestinian Authority, or successor entities;
            (8) the P.L.O., the Palestinian Authority, and 
        successor entities are cooperating fully with the 
        Government of the United States on the provision of 
        information on United States nationals known to have 
        been held at any time by the P.L.O. or factions 
        thereof; and
            (9) the P.L.O., the Palestinian Authority, and 
        successor entities have not, without the agreement of 
        the Government of Israel, taken any steps that will 
        change the status of Jerusalem or the West Bank and 
        Gaza Strip, pending the outcome of the permanent status 
        negotiations.
      (d) Provisions That May Be Suspended.--The provisions 
that may be suspended under the authority of subsection (a) are 
the following:
            (1) Section 307 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 
        1961 (22 U.S.C. 2227) as it applies with respect to the 
        P.L.O. or entities associated with it.
            (2) Section 114 of the Department of State 
        Authorization Act, fiscal years 1984 and 1985 (22 
        U.S.C. 287e note) as it applies with respect to the 
        P.L.O. or entities associated with it.
            (3) Section 1003 of the Foreign Relations 
        Authorization Act, fiscal years 1988 and 1989 (22 
        U.S.C. 5202).
            (4) Section 37 of the Bretton Woods Agreement Act 
        (22 U.S.C. 286W) as it applies on the granting to the 
        P.L.O. of observer status or other official status at 
        any meeting sponsored by or associated with the 
        International Monetary Fund. As used in this paragraph, 
        the term ``other official status'' does not include 
        membership in the International Monetary Fund.
      (e) Definitions.--As used in this title:
            (1) Relevant congressional committees.--The term 
        ``relevant congressional committees'' mean--
                    (A) the Committee on International 
                Relations, the Committee on Banking and 
                Financial Services, and the Committee on 
                Appropriations of the House of Representatives; 
                and
                    (B) the Committee on Foreign Relations and 
                the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate.
            (2) United states assistance.--The term ``United 
        States assistance'' means any form of grant, loan, loan 
        guarantee, credit, insurance, in kind assistance, or 
        any other form of assistance.


                          transition provision


      Sec. 605. (a) In General.--Section 583(a) of the Foreign 
Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995 (Public 
Law 103-236) is amended by striking ``November 1, 1995'' and 
insert ``January 1, 1996''.
      (b) Consultation.--For purposes of any exercise of the 
authority provided in section 583(a) of the Foreign Relations 
Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995 (Public Law 103-
236) prior to November 15, 1995, the written policy 
justification dated June 1, 1995, and submitted to the Congress 
in accordance with section 583(b)(1) of such Act, and the 
consultations associated with such policy justification, shall 
be deemed to satisfy the requirements of section 583(b)(1) of 
such Act.


                         reporting requirement


      Sec. 606. Section 804(b) of the PLO Commitments 
Compliance Act of 1989 (title VIII of Public Law 101-246) is 
amended--
            (1) in the matter preceding paragraph (1), by 
        striking ``section (3)(b)(1) of the Middle East Peace 
        Facilitation Act of 1994'' and inserting ``section 
        604(b)(1) of the Middle East Peace Facilitation Act of 
        1995''; and
            (2) in paragraph (1), by striking ``section (4)(a) 
        of the Middle East Peace Facilitation Act of 1994 (Oslo 
        commitments)'' and inserting ``section 604(b)(4) of the 
        Middle East Peace Facilitation Act of 1995''.
      And the Senate agreed to the same.
      The committee of conference report in disagreement 
amendment numbered 115.
                                   Sonny Callahan,
                                   John Edward Porter,
                                   Bob Livingston,
                                   Jim Lightfoot,
                                   Frank R. Wolf,
                                   Ron Packard,
                                   Joe Knollenberg,
                                   Michael Forbes,
                                   Jim Bunn,
                                   Charles Wilson,
                                   Sidney R. Yates,
                                   Nancy Pelosi,
                                   Esteban E. Torres,
                                   David R. Obey.
                                 Managers on the part of the House.

                                   Mitch McConnell,
                                   Arlen Specter,
                                   Connie Mack,
                                   James M. Jeffords,
                                   Judd Gregg,
                                   Richard Shelby,
                                   Robert F. Bennett,
                                   Mark O. Hatfield,
                                   Patrick Leahy,
                                   Daniel K. Inouye,
                                   Frank R. Lautenberg,
                                   Tom Harkin,
                                   Barbara A. Mikulski,
                                   Patty Murray,
                                   Robert C. Byrd.
                                Managers on the part of the Senate.
       JOINT EXPLANATORY STATEMENT OF THE COMMITTEE OF CONFERENCE

      The managers on the part of the House and the Senate at 
the conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on 
the amendments of the Senate to the bill (H.R. 1868) making 
appropriations for foreign operations, export financing, and 
related programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1996, 
submit the following joint statement to the House and Senate in 
explanation of the effect of the action agreed upon by the 
managers and recommended in the accompanying conference report:

               TITLE I--EXPORT AND INVESTMENT ASSISTANCE

                Export-Import Bank of the United States

                         subsidy appropriation

      Amendment No. 1: Appropriates $786,551,000 for the 
subsidy appropriation of the Export-Import Bank as proposed by 
the House instead of $795,000,000 as proposed by the Senate. 
Deletes language proposed by the Senate relating to the 
proposed relocation of the Agency for International Development 
to the building at the Federal Triangle. This matter is 
addressed in amendment No. 31.

                Export-Import Bank of the United States

                        administrative expenses

      Amendment No. 2: Appropriates $45,614,000 for the 
administrative expenses of the Export-Import Bank instead of 
$45,228,000 as proposed by the House and $46,000,000 as 
proposed by the Senate.

                Overseas Private Investment Corporation

                           noncredit account

      Amendment No. 3: Deletes Senate limitation of $20,000 for 
official reception and representation expenses and restores 
House limitation of $35,000.

                Overseas Private Investment Corporation

                           noncredit account

      Amendment No. 4: Inserts Senate limitation of $26,000,000 
for administrative expenses for the Overseas Private Investment 
Corporation instead of House limitation of $26,500,000.

                Overseas Private Investment Corporation

                            program account

      Amendment No. 5: Appropriates $72,000,000 for the costs 
of direct and guaranteed loans instead of $69,500,000 as 
proposed by the House and $79,000,000 as proposed by the 
Senate.

                Overseas Private Investment Corporation

                            program account

      Amendment No. 6: Deletes Senate language which allowed 
for the transfer of funds from the OPIC noncredit account in 
order to fund program activities. The House language provides 
for an appropriation from the general fund of the Treasury.

                  INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

         Contribution to the International Finance Corporation

contribution to the enterprise for the americas multilateral investment 
                                  fund

      Amendment No. 7: Deletes House language providing 
appropriations for the International Finance Corporations and 
for the Contribution to the Enterprise for the Americas 
Multilateral Investment Fund. These matters are addressed in 
amendments no. 79, 82, and 88.

   TITLE II--BILATERAL ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO THE 
                               PRESIDENT

                  Agency for International Development

                  child survival and disease programs

      Amendment No. 8: Inserts language providing that not less 
than $484,000,000 of the funds appropriated in title II, and in 
title IV under ``International Organizations and Programs'', 
shall be available for Child Survival and Disease Programs. The 
House had proposed an appropriation of $592,660,000 for a 
``Children and Disease Programs Fund''. The Senate bill 
contained no provision on this matter.
      The managers support the maintenance of child survival 
($300,000,000), infectious disease programs, and funding for 
UNICEF ($100,000,000), as indicated in the House report. In 
addition to funding for child survival programs included in the 
earmark in the conference agreement, $30,000,000 would be 
available from ``International Disaster Assistance'' and 
$16,000,000 would be provided from ``Economic Support Fund'' 
for programs in Egypt.
      The managers support the House and Senate report language 
regarding the need for targeted polio eradication efforts, and 
recommend that $20,000,000 be made available for purchase and 
delivery of polio vaccines. The managers urge that funding for 
HIV/AIDS be maintained at the current level.
      The conferees believe that basic education programs are 
essential both to the well-being of the world's children and to 
achieving the long-term economic goals of economic growth and 
trade. In particular, girls' education has multiple benefits, 
including improved child survival and overall family health. 
The conferees define basic education to include early childhood 
and primary education. The conferees strongly believe that 
strong support for these programs should be maintained and that 
$108,000,000 should be maintained for children's basic 
education programs.

                         development assistance

      Amendment No. 9: Inserts language designating a combined 
development assistance account ``Development Assistance'' 
instead of ``Development Assistance Fund'' as proposed by the 
House and ``Economic Assistance'' as proposed by the Senate.
      Amendment No. 10: Appropriates $1,675,000,000 for 
``Development Assistance''. The House had proposed that funding 
for development assistance activities by appropriated in three 
accounts, ``Development Assistance Fund'', ``Children and 
Disease Programs Fund'' and ``Development Fund for Africa''. 
The Senate proposed that development assistance activities, 
certain other activities, and non-Camp David funding from 
``Economic Support Fund'' be appropriated in an account 
entitled ``Economic Assistance''. The conference agreement 
includes development assistance activities, including support 
for the Inter-American Foundation and the African Development 
Foundation, in one account and returns non-Camp David funding 
to ``Economic Support Fund''.
      Funds are recommended for the continued participation of 
AID in the International Cooperative Biodiversity Group program 
at a level as close to the current level as possible.
      The conferees continue to support the University 
Development Linkages Program. In addition, the conferees 
endorse the House report language regarding a proposal to 
establish an electronic interconnection involving colleges and 
universities in Latin America.
      The conferees urge that the Office of Energy, Environment 
and Technology at AID be funded at the current level and 
recommend that AID continue funding for Office of Energy, 
Environment and Technology activities that promote power sector 
privatization, innovative technologies, renewable energy, and 
energy efficiency. The conferees reaffirm support for programs 
that promote economic development, reduce environmental 
pollution, and enhance United States industrial leadership in 
these areas.
      The managers suggest that AID maintain the current dollar 
level of support for agriculture and agricultural research, 
including but not limited to, $20,000,000 for the collaborative 
research support program. Also, because of the importance of 
livestock to the economies of developing countries and to 
women-run households, the conferees urge AID to support 
appropriate livestock research.
      The conferees urge AID to give a high priority to 
programs that directly support sustainable economic growth in 
developing countries. In that regard, the managers urge that 
AID expand efforts to institutionalize community participation 
at the local level through core support for organizations that 
promote self-governance. In addition, organizations such as the 
Institute for Liberty and Democracy can help stimulate private 
sector-led growth by helping to apply to other settings the 
experiences in Peru in generating economic growth through land 
titling, removal of cumbersome regulations on business, and 
guaranteeing security of investment.
      The managers support the AID Economic Growth Center's 
emphasis on economic and institutional reform. The managers 
encourage the Growth Center to identify the most serious 
domestic government barriers preventing AID recipients from 
achieving high levels of growth and recommend that AID propose 
appropriate free-market solutions.
      The managers endorse the House report language regarding 
the need to maintain development assistance support for Latin 
America.
      The managers support funding for management and training 
programs with ports in the developing world. The conferees urge 
AID and the State Department to work with U.S. ports and 
private port organizations, such as the International Port 
Development Council, Inc., to leverage the skills and expertise 
of U.S. seaport managers to improve port infrastructure 
overseas. Bilateral port cooperation will expand U.S. trade 
opportunities and improve the ability of developing countries 
to participate in the modern, global economy.
      The conferees reaffirm their strong support for U.S. 
assistance programs that recognize the central role played by 
women in fostering economic development. The conferees urge AID 
to sustain support for the Office of Women in Development, 
including the continued provision of funds from the NIS 
assistance program.
      Amendment No. 11: Inserts language providing that funds 
for the Inter-American Foundation and the African Development 
Foundation shall be made available (and apportioned directly to 
said foundations) from funds appropriated in ``Development 
Assistance''. Up to $20,000,000 may be made available for the 
Inter-American Foundation and up to $11,500,000 may be made 
available for the African Development Foundation. Senate 
language on the proportionality of funds made available through 
the account is deleted.
      The conference agreement also provides that up to 
$25,000,000 may be made available to implement section 667 of 
the Foreign Assistance Act, and that not less than 65 percent 
of the funds made available for family planning assistance 
shall be made available directly to the Agency for 
International Development's central Office of Population and 
shall be programmed by that office for family planning 
activities. The Senate had proposed that not less than 
$350,000,000 be made available for the latter activities.
      The conference agreement also includes Senate language 
regarding the relative funding levels for activities of private 
and voluntary organizations and cooperatives, but does not 
include Senate language requiring a reprogramming notification 
to waive such language. House language on this matter is 
addressed in amendment No. 21.

                       family planning assistance

      Amendment No. 12: Inserts language that defines the term 
``motivate'' for purposes of obligating funds available for 
family planning assistance. The conference agreement modifies 
Senate language by removing the words ``including abortion''. 
This change is not intended to narrow the scope of any of the 
pregnancy options included in last year's act. The House bill 
did not address this matter.

                      development fund for africa

      Amendment No. 13: Deletes House language referring to the 
``Development Fund for Africa''. The conference agreement does 
not include a separate appropriations account for this fund, 
and the reference is no longer necessary. This matter is 
further addressed in amendments No. 10, 11 and 17.

            international fund for agricultural development

      Amendment No. 14: Inserts Senate language increasing the 
limitation on funds that may be transferred to ``International 
Organizations and Programs'' for a contribution to the 
International Fund for Agricultural Development from 
$15,000,000, as proposed by the House, to $30,000,000, as 
proposed by the Senate.
      Amendment No. 15: Deletes Senate language regarding a 
prohibition on funds for Zaire and an earmark for the 
International Fertilizer Development Center. The prohibition on 
funding for Zaire is addressed in amendment No. 36.
      The managers support funding for the center as proposed 
in the Senate amendment.

          United States telecommunications training institute

      Amendment No. 16: Inserts language providing that not 
less than $650,000 should be provided for support of the United 
States Telecommunications Training Institute. The Senate 
language would have mandated funding at $800,000. The House 
bill contained no provision on this matter.

                      development fund for africa

      Amendment No. 17: Deletes House language providing for a 
separate ``Development Fund for Africa'' account. Funding for 
this purpose, and a statutory reference to ``Development Fund 
for Africa'', has been included in ``Development Assistance'' 
in amendments No. 10 and 11.
      The merger of bilateral development assistance funding 
into a single appropriations account is designed to allow the 
Administration the flexibility to respond to changing 
priorities with fewer resources. However, it does not indicate 
a lessening of interest in Africa; the managers expect that a 
major portion of the resources provided in the ``Development 
Assistance'' account will be committed to programs in sub-
Saharan Africa, and have included bill language to require the 
President to seek to ensure that the amount of funds available 
for Africa for development assistance in fiscal year 1996 is in 
substantially the same proportion to the total amount available 
for development assistance as the funding provided in fiscal 
year 1995. Activities in Africa should be managed under the 
authorities of chapter 10 of part I of the Foreign Assistance 
Act of 1961.
      The managers anticipate that AID will continue the 
reforms undertaken under the Development Fund for Africa that 
focus its limited funds on a smaller number of countries where 
the governments are committed to development policies that will 
promote equitable and sustainable economic growth. 
Concurrently, the managers expect that Africa humanitarian 
resources will be managed in a way that promotes long-term 
development, as development resources are programmed to 
minimize short-term crises. The Greater Horn of Africa 
initiative is a good example of such an effort.

                                 cyprus

      Amendment No. 18: Inserts language earmarking $15,000,000 
for Cyprus to be used only for scholarships, scholarship 
administrative costs, bicommunal projects, and measures aimed 
at reunification. The conference agreement is similar to Senate 
language, but allows for funds to be derived from both 
``Development Assistance'' and ``Economic Support Fund'', and 
provides authority to use funds for administrative costs.

                                 Burma

      Amendment No. 19: Inserts language providing that not 
less than $2,380,000 of the funds appropriated in ``Development 
Assistance'' and in ``Economic Support Fund'' will be available 
for programs in Burma. These funds would be used to strengthen 
democracy, support humanitarian assistance, and provide for 
support to a nongovernmental organization for a crop 
substitution project in Burma.
      For the past two years, the conferees have urged the 
Administration to provide meaningful levels of assistance to 
refugees and exiles supporting the restoration of democracy in 
Burma. Although the Administration agreed in writing to 
obligate no less than $1,000,000 in such support for fiscal 
year 1995, the commitment to the Congress was not fulfilled.
      The release of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi represents a unique 
opportunity to support initiatives to implement the results of 
the 1990 elections and strengthen free market principles and 
practices. The conferees have designated not less than 
$2,380,000 to support students, organizations, and ethnic 
groups, including the Karen, Karenni, and Kachin dedicated to 
these goals. The conferees direct AID and the Department of 
State, in consultation with the Congress, to prepare a report 
sixty days after enactment of this Act on a plan for the 
expenditure of these resources.

                  Private and Voluntary Organizations

      Amendment No. 20: Inserts Senate language allowing the 
Administrator of AID to waive, on a case-by-case basis, the 
requirement that no funds may be made available to private and 
voluntary organizations which obtain less than 20 percent of 
total funding for international activities from sources other 
than the United States government. The managers agree such 
authority should only be used in emergency or extraordinary 
situations, and that the Administrator should report to the 
Committees on Appropriations each time the waiver is used.
      Amendment No. 21: Restores House language stating that 
funds appropriated or otherwise made available under title II 
should be made available to private and voluntary organizations 
at a level which is equivalent to the level provided in fiscal 
year 1995. This matter is also addressed in amendment No. 11.

                   International Disaster Assistance

      Amendment No. 22: Appropriates $181,000,000 for disaster 
assistance instead of $200,000,000 as proposed by the House and 
$175,000,000 as proposed by the Senate in amendment No. 29.
      The conference agreement also inserts Senate language 
(proposed in amendment No. 29) providing that $40,000,000 
should be made available for emergency humanitarian assistance 
in the former Yugoslavia (of which not less than $6,000,000 
shall be available only for Kosova) and modifies such language 
to allow these funds to come from any appropriations account 
within title II of this Act.

                           Debt Restructuring

      Amendment No. 23: Deletes Senate language earmarking 
funds for ``Debt restructuring'' from ``Economic Assistance'', 
and restores House language providing for a direct 
appropriation of such funds.
      Amendment No. 24: Appropriates $10,000,000 for ``Debt 
Restructuring'' instead of $7,000,000 as proposed by the House 
or earmarking such funds from ``Economic Assistance'' as 
proposed by the Senate. The conference agreement also restores 
House language allowing for debt restructuring of loans owed to 
the United States as a result of concessional loans made to 
eligible Latin American and Caribbean countries. The managers 
endorse the House report language regarding the need to reduce 
the debt burden on countries participating in debt 
restructuring, and expect individual reports on the expected 
new debt that would be assumed by any country proposed for such 
restructuring including the rationale justifying such 
additional debt.

         Micro and Small Enterprise Development Program Account

      Amendment No. 25: Appropriates $1,500,000 for subsidy 
costs of micro and small enterprise development loans and 
$500,000 for administrative expenses as proposed by the House 
instead of earmarking such funds from ``Economic Assistance'' 
as proposed by the Senate.
      Although the conferees have not designated a specific 
funding level for microenterprise lending programs, the 
conferees note a strong bipartisan commitment to these 
activities. The conferees support the program's emphasis on 
micro-loans for self-employment as a means to lift the poorest 
people from poverty. The conferees believe that these programs 
promote sustainable, market-based development at relatively 
little cost and deserve support substantially consistent with 
last year's level. The conferees urge AID, consistent with its 
Microenterprise Initiative, to allocate up to one-half of its 
microenterprise funds to poverty lending programs that provide 
loans of less than $300.
      Amendment No. 26: Inserts Senate language allowing up to 
70 percent of the principal amount of a micro loan to be 
guaranteed notwithstanding section 108 of the Foreign 
Assistance Act.
      Amendment No. 27: Inserts Senate language making funds 
available for obligation until September 30, 1997.

                    Housing Guaranty Program Account

      Amendment No. 28: Appropriates $4,000,000 for the subsidy 
cost of guaranteed loans. The House had proposed no funding for 
this purpose, and the Senate had proposed $8,000,000, to be 
derived from funds appropriated in ``Economic Assistance''. The 
conference agreement also includes $7,000,000 as proposed by 
the House for the administrative costs of the housing guaranty 
program, instead of earmarking such funds from ``Economic 
Assistance'' as proposed by the Senate.

      International disaster assistance and assistance to Pakistan

      Amendment No. 29: Deletes Senate language providing an 
appropriation of $175,000,000 for ``International Disaster 
Assistance'' and requiring that $40,000,000 of such funds 
should be made available for emergency humanitarian assistance 
to the former Yugoslavia. These matters are addressed in 
amendment No. 22.
      Also, deletes Senate language clarifying restrictions on 
assistance to Pakistan. This matter is addressed in amendment 
No. 145.

     Operating Expenses of the Agency for International Development

      Amendment No. 30: Appropriates $465,750,000 for operating 
expenses of the Agency for International Development as 
proposed by the House instead of $490,000,000 as proposed by 
the Senate. The conferees expect the Committees on 
Appropriations to be informed any time prior to the exercise of 
the authority to use up to $25,000,000, as provided for under 
amendment No. 11, for purposes of section 667 of the Foreign 
Assistance Act.
      Amendment No. 31: Inserts language proposed by the House 
and stricken by the Senate that would limit to $1,475,000 the 
amount of funds available for printing costs, and limit to 
$25,000 the cost of any individual report without the approval 
of the Administrator.
      The conference agreement also includes new language, 
similar to Senate language from amendment no. 1, that would 
prohibit the use of any funds in this Act to relocate the 
Agency for International Development to the Federal Triangle. 
The managers expect AID to assess the need for such a move, and 
to report to the Committees on Appropriations on future plans 
for a move, if warranted, at a lower cost and with lower rental 
payments. The prohibitive cost of the proposed relocation to 
the Federal Triangle building, including exorbitant rental 
costs, was the primary reason for the decision to prohibit the 
use of funds for the move.

     Operating Expenses of the Agency for International Development

                      Office of Inspector General

      Amendment No. 32: Appropriates $30,200,000 for the 
operating expenses of the Inspector General as proposed by the 
Senate instead of $35,200,000 as proposed by the House and 
makes such funds available for two fiscal years. The managers 
anticipate that the Inspector General will use deobligated 
prior year funds in order to maintain an adequate program 
level.

                         Economic Support Fund

      Amendment No. 33: Deletes Senate language inserting 
``Middle East Fund'', and restores House language designating 
the account ``Economic Support Fund''.
      Amendment No. 34: Appropriates $2,340,000,000 for 
``Economic Support Fund'' instead of $2,300,000,000 as proposed 
by the House and $2,015,000,000 as proposed by the Senate.
      Amendment No. 35: Inserts language earmarking 
$1,200,000,000 for Israel on a grant basis and $815,000,000 for 
Egypt on a grant basis of which not less than $200,000,000 
shall be provided by Commodity Import Program assistance, 
provides that the President assure such assistance does not 
cause an adverse impact on the total level of non-military 
exports from the United States to Israel and Egypt, links aid 
to Egypt and Israel in great measure to their continued 
participation in the Camp David Accords, and authorizes the use 
of local currency for increasing the endowment of the American 
University in Cairo and for projects and programs which promote 
the preservation and restoration of Egyptian antiquities. This 
assistance, which utilizes only local currency generated by our 
foreign assistance program, is a ``no-cost'' way of fostering 
U.S. values in a region of the world that is vital to our 
national interests. This will be the third time Congress has 
approved a replenishment for the A.U.C. endowment, and the 
second time Congress has approved assistance for the 
preservation of Egyptian antiquities. The managers expect the 
administration to utilize this authority by providing at least 
the amounts detailed in the legislation. The House bill 
contained no provision on this matter.
      Amendment No. 36: Restores House language which prohibits 
assistance to Zaire.

                     international fund for ireland

      Amendment No. 37: Appropriates up to $19,600,000 for the 
International Fund for Ireland as proposed by the House. The 
Senate bill did not contain a provision on this matter.
      The conferees strongly urge the International Fund for 
Ireland to take every step possible to ensure that all 
recipients of Fund support are promoting equality of 
opportunity and non-discrimination in employment.
      The conferees note the formation of a distance learning 
consortium that includes six universities from the United 
States, Northern Ireland, and the Irish Republic, and suggest 
that an allocation be provided for support of this service to 
business and investment in Ireland.

          assistance for eastern europe and the baltic states

      Amendment No. 38: Inserts a subsection designation as 
proposed by the Senate.
      Amendment No. 39: Appropriates $324,000,000 for 
``Assistance for Eastern Europe and the Baltic States'' as 
proposed by the House instead of $335,000,000 as proposed by 
the Senate.
      Amendment No. 40: Inserts a subsection designation as 
proposed by the Senate.
      Amendment No. 41: Inserts a subsection designation as 
proposed by the Senate.

  assistance for the new independent states of the former soviet union

      Amendment No. 42: Appropriates $641,000,000 for 
assistance for the New Independent States of the former Soviet 
Union (NIS) instead of $580,000,000 as proposed by the House 
and $705,000,000 as proposed by the Senate.
      The conferees expect that not more than $195,000,000 of 
the total amount made available under this heading should be 
provided to Russia in 1996 in consideration of the fact that 
Russia has been allocated more than 60 percent of the funds 
obligated under this heading since fiscal year 1993. This 
matter is addressed in amendment No. 47.
      Amendment No. 43: Inserts House language regarding a 
Presidential national security waiver that was deleted by the 
Senate, and modifies a reference to the Helsinki Final Act.
      Amendment No. 44: Deletes Senate language permitting 
funds to be used for defense conversion.
      Amendment No. 45: Inserts language requiring that 
projects in the NIS should employ in key positions individuals 
with prior experience in the region and relevant language 
skills, instead of requiring that organizations previously 
functioning in the region be given priority in grants and 
contracts as proposed by the House.
      Amendment No. 46: Inserts language directing that the 
Agency for International Development encourage and give 
significant weight to cost-sharing in its awards of grants and 
contracts to assist privatization activities within the New 
Indenpendent States of the former Soviet Union. The House 
language mandated cost-sharing on a 1 to 1 basis. The 
conference agreement is not intended to disadvantage private 
and voluntary organizations, but to encourage, to the extent 
feasible, use of their own resources when implementing private 
sector programs.

               OMNIBUS II PRIVATIZATION PROJECT CONTRACT

      The managers support the open competition for contracts 
under the Omnibus II Privatization Project that resulted in an 
appreciable number of base contract awards to new and/or small 
businesses. However, they note that the actual number of task 
orders awarded to small and new contractors in disappointingly 
small. The managers direct USAID to take immediate measures to 
ensure that all awardees receive a fair proportion of task 
order awards and a chance to perform. A level playing field 
must be implemented for the competition process as many small 
and new businesses find it impossible to successfully compete 
for task orders against large and established USAID 
contractors. The use of dollar goals and competitions limited 
to new and/or small firms should be utilized, if necessary, to 
expand access beyond the Washington D.C. region. The Assistant 
Administrator for Europe and the New Independent States, in 
consultation with the Coordinator for Assistance to the NIS, 
should report to the House and Senate Committees on 
Appropriations on progress toward opening the task order 
process to small businesses and firms not currently under USAID 
contract, no later than February 15, 1996.
      Amendment No. 47: Inserts language providing various 
directives regarding the allocation and use of funds 
appropriated for assistance to Ukraine, Russia, Armenia and 
other independent states of the former Soviet Union. The House 
bill contained no provisions on this matter other than those 
addressed in amendments No. 151, 152, and 160.
      Inserts language proposed by the Senate with regard to 
retention of interest by enterprise funds and language allowing 
any enterprise fund established with respect to more than one 
country to establish advisory councils in lieu of the 
appointment of host country nationals to its board of 
directors.
      The language also includes Senate provisions that not 
less than $225,000,000 shall be made available for Ukraine, not 
less than $85,000,000 shall be made available for Armenia, and 
that not less than $15,000,000 shall be made available for a 
Trans-Caucasus Enterprise Fund.
      Obligation of funds for Russia is made contingent on a 
determination by the President that the Government of Russia 
has terminated implementation of arrangements to provide Iran 
with certain goods and services related to nuclear programs in 
Iran. The managers also included a provision allowing the 
President to waive the provisions of the subsection on national 
security grounds. The House had no similar provision.
      The managers strongly support a program of assistance to 
the New Independent States that reflects a shift in emphasis 
toward Ukraine, Armenia, Moldova, Georgia, the Kyrgyz Republic, 
and other states that the United States is encouraging to move 
toward free markets and democracy.
      Recent progress by Armenia in carrying out economic 
reforms is noted by the managers. Because of concern about the 
impact of the continuing economic blockade and conflict in the 
region, the conferees have provided $85,000,000 for technical 
and humanitarian assistance requested by the Government of 
Armenia, including food, fuel, and medical supplies and 
services. The managers expect the projects and activities 
undertaken under this subsection to be in addition to the 
projects and activities included in the 1996 congressional 
justification documents.
      The managers support funding for the Russian, Eurasian, 
and East European Research and Training Program (Title VIII) 
from both the NIS and Eastern Europe and Baltic assistance 
accounts. The program is intended to assure that broad-based 
regional expertise is available to both policy managers and the 
academic community. To the maximum extent possible, funding for 
this program is recommended at the fiscal year 1995 level. The 
conference agreement also assumes continuation of other 
graduate fellowship, partnership, and training projects in the 
region, such as the Central and Eastern European Graduate 
fellowship program. Regional student exchange programs, in 
general, should be distributed equitably among high school, 
college, and graduate categories.

                         nis non-proliferation

      The managers agree that the Soviet-Designed Reactor 
Safety Program and implementation of the Russian agreement to 
cease production of weapons-grade plutonium are essential 
elements of our foreign and non-proliferation policies. In 
administering the NIS assistance programs, the Coordinator and 
AID are urged to expeditiously transfer funds to other federal 
agencies that are engaged in implementing these non-
proliferation programs.

                                ukraine

      The managers have provided $225,000,000 for Ukraine, 
conditioned on additional progress with respect to economic 
reform. Of this amount, $50,000,000 has been provided to reduce 
uncertainties in Ukraine's energy supply that have severely 
impeded its economic recovery and renewed development. The 
conference agreement assumes that $30,000,000 is to be expended 
for technical assistance in the energy sector, including 
assistance to develop regulatory institutions for managing the 
purchase, licensing, and use of nuclear fuel. The managers urge 
that none of these funds be used to purchase or pay for oil, 
natural gas, or nuclear fuel.
      Historically, Ukraine has been dependent upon Russia for 
the technical management of nuclear facilities. As a result, 
during the Chernobyl crisis, local technicians were not 
sufficiently skilled, nor prepared to take any action 
independent of guidance from Moscow. Ongoing concern about the 
adequacy of safety measures and equipment in Ukraine's nuclear 
plants has motivated the conferees to recommend that 
$20,000,000 be made available to meet a request from the 
Government of Ukraine for the purchase, installation, and 
training to operate new display and control systems that have 
the capability to monitor and shut down a facility before a 
crisis occurs.
      The managers have also provided $22,000,000 to strengthen 
small and medium businesses. Learning from the experience of 
Russia, the conferees conclude that mass privatization efforts 
alone do not generate sufficient jobs and income during a 
period of radical economic and social transition. The managers 
also support continued assistance to strengthen independent 
print and broadcast media that appear capable of becoming 
financially self-sufficient. The availability of accurate, 
timely information during the current period of transition is 
key to maintaining support of necessary economic and political 
reforms.
      The conferees continue to view with concern the decision 
of the Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements 
(CITA) to impose restrictive quotas on textile imports from 
Ukraine. Testimony earlier this year before the House Committee 
by the Coordinator of United States Assistance in the New 
Independent States suggested that every effort should be 
undertaken to encourage a market economy in Ukraine.

                   crime in eastern europe and russia

      The managers have provided not less than $12,600,000 for 
activities in support of training and investigations related to 
international crime in Central and Eastern Europe, Ukraine and 
Russia. This is a minimum amount, and the coordinators of aid 
to Eastern Europe and the NIS should make this a top priority 
in allocating funds if additional amounts are required.
      Corruption and violent crimes have increased markedly 
over the past year in much of the region, with estimates of 
many thousands of criminal organizations that are rapidly 
expanding narcotics smuggling, banking and insurance fraud, 
extortion and kidnapping activities into Western Europe and the 
United States. The conferees are particularly concerned about 
an escalation in the number of reported incidents of smuggling 
of fissile and nuclear-related materials that could be used by 
international terrorists.
      The managers also inserted a provision allowing the 
President, under certain limited conditions, to provide only 
humanitarian assistance for the Government of Azerbaijan for 
the exclusive use of refugees and displaced persons within 
Azerbaijan.

                           INDEPENDENT AGENCY

      Amendment No. 48: Inserts language providing for the 
heading ``Independent Agency'' instead of ``Independent 
Agencies'' as proposed by the House. The Senate amendment 
deleted the heading.

                     african development foundation

      Amendment No. 49: Deletes House language providing an 
appropriation of $11,500,000 for the African Development 
Foundation. This matter is further addressed in amendments No. 
10 and 11.

                       inter-american foundation

      Amendment No. 50: Deletes House language providing an 
appropriation of $20,000,000 for the Inter-American Foundation. 
This matter is further addressed in amendments No. 10 and 11.

                              peace Corps

      Amendment No. 51: Appropriates $205,000,000 for the Peace 
Corps instead of $210,000,000 as proposed by the House and 
$200,000,000 as proposed by the Senate. The managers expect 
that the Peace Corps and the Trade and Development Agency will 
receive by transfer from funds appropriated for assistance for 
the NIS the cost of fiscal year 1996 activities and operations 
in the NIS.
      Amendment No. 52: Inserts Senate language making funds 
for the Peace Corps available until September 30, 1997.

                          Department of State

                    international narcotics control

      Amendment No. 53: Appropriates $115,000,000 for 
``International Narcotics Control'' instead of $113,000,000 as 
proposed by the House and $150,000,000 as proposed by the 
Senate. Authority to transfer additional funds to this account 
is provided in amendment No. 175.
      Amendment No. 54: Deletes language proposed by the Senate 
earmarking $1,800,000 for a Federal Bureau of Investigation 
Legal Attache office in Cairo, Egypt, and $5,000,000 for the 
Federal Bureau of Investigation and Secret Service to establish 
and maintain offices in the Triborder area of Argentina, 
Brazil, and Paraguay.

                    Migration and Refugee Assistance

      Amendment No. 55: Inserts language allowing the use of 
funds appropriated under this heading to be used for salaries 
and expenses of personnel and dependents as authorized by the 
Foreign Service Act of 1980, and for allowances as authorized 
by sections 5921 through 5925 of title 5, United States Code. 
Deletes language proposed by the Senate that would have allowed 
funds to be used for salaries and expenses of personnel 
assigned to the Bureau charged with carrying out the Migration 
and Refugee Assistance Act.
      The managers agree that funds for salaries and expenses 
should be made available for the same purposes as they were 
made available under this heading in fiscal year 1995, and 
should not be made available for other purposes.
      Since 1991 the United States has provided humanitarian 
assistance for Tibetan refugees living in exile, and the 
conferees expect that such support be continued.
      Amendment No. 56: Inserts Senate language making 
available not more than $12,000,000 for administrative 
expenses.
      Amendment No. 57: Deletes House language limiting funds 
for salaries and expenses of personnel assigned to the Bureau 
charged with carrying out the Migration and Refugee Assistance 
Act.
      Amendment No. 58: Inserts Senate language earmarking not 
less than $80,000,000 for refugees from the former Soviet Union 
and Eastern Europe and other refugees resettling in Israel. The 
House bill contained no provision on this matter.

                    Refugee Resettlement Assistance

      Amendment No. 59: Appropriates $5,000,000 for ``Refugee 
Resettlement Assistance'' as proposed by the House. The Senate 
bill did not contain a provision on this matter.

                       Anti-Terrorism Assistance

      Amendment No. 60: Appropriates $16,000,000 for ``Anti-
Terrorism Assistance'' instead of $17,000,000 as proposed by 
the House and $15,000,000 as proposed by the Senate.

   TITLE III--MILITARY ASSISTANCE FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO THE PRESIDENT

             International Military Education and Training

      Amendment No. 61: Appropriates $39,000,000 as proposed by 
the House instead of $19,000,000 as proposed by the Senate. The 
Senate supported full funding for IMET in fiscal year 1996 but 
proposed $19,000,000 from this Act and $20,000,000 from the 
Department of Defense.
      Amendment No. 62: Inserts Senate language adding 
Guatemala as a nation prohibited from receiving IMET funding. 
This matter is also addressed in amendments No. 63 and 176.
      Amendment No. 63: Deletes language proposed by the House 
permitting expanded IMET training only for Guatemala and 
retains House language permitting expanded IMET training only 
for Indonesia. The managers have agreed to permit ``expanded'' 
IMET assistance for Indonesia because they believe that 
expanded IMET could address some of the human rights concerns 
associated with the Indonesian military. The conferees expect 
the IMET courses to focus on human rights, military justice, 
and civilian management and control of the armed forces, and 
the courses should include members of the Indonesian 
legislature and representatives from nongovernmental 
organizations.

                   Foreign Military Financing Program

      Amendment No. 64: Appropriates $3,208,390,000 instead of 
$3,211,279,000 as proposed by the House and $3,207,500,000 as 
proposed by the Senate.
      Amendment No. 65: Inserts Senate language earmarking not 
less than $1,800,000,000 for grants only for Israel and not 
less than $1,300,000,000 for grants only for Egypt. Retains 
language in both House and Senate bills directing that funds 
appropriated for Israel shall be disbursed within thirty days 
of enactment of this Act or by October 31, 1995, whichever is 
later. Inserts language proposed in both House and Senate bills 
making funds available for advanced weapons systems of which 
not less than $475,000,000 shall be available for procurement 
in Israel of defense articles and services, including research 
and development, and deletes Senate language making funds 
available for advanced fighter aircraft programs and up to 
$150,000,000 for research and development in the United States.
      Amendment No. 66: Inserts Senate language providing that 
funds made available under this paragraph shall be nonrepayable 
notwithstanding any requirement in section 23 of the Arms 
Export Control Act, and that up to $20,000,000 may be 
transferred from funds made available for the NIS and SEED for 
the purpose of supporting the Warsaw Initiative Program.

                             central europe

      The conferees note that Poland, the Czech Republic, 
Hungary, and the Slovak Republic are all considering the 
replacement of many of their Air Forces' high performance 
aircraft. The managers urge the Administration to take steps to 
ensure that U.S.-produced aircraft can compete effectively for 
these sales. For this reason, the conferees urge the 
administration to support any possible sale of high performance 
U.S. fighter aircraft to these nations.
      Amendment No. 67: Inserts Senate language, ``the 
following:'' in order to conform the common dollar amounts 
provided by the House and Senate for Greece and Turkey to 
language changes made by amendments No. 68 and 70.
      Amendment No. 68: Inserts the word ``only'' as proposed 
by the Senate.
      Amendment No. 69: Strikes House language to conform with 
amendments No. 68 and 70 as proposed by the Senate.
      Amendment No. 70: Inserts the word ``only'' as proposed 
by the Senate.
      Amendment No. 71: Deletes Senate language related to 
access by international organizations.

                              aliza marcus

      The managers are concerned that Aliza Marcus, a Reuters 
journalist and U.S. citizen, is being tried in Turkey on 
charges of ``provoking racial hatred'' for reporting on the 
Turkish military's forced evacuation and destruction of 
villages in southeastern Turkey. The conferees recognize 
Turkey's legitimate right to combat terrorism, and expect that 
the government of Turkey will protect freedom of expression and 
information by interceding with the military-sponsored State 
Security Courts on behalf of Aliza Marcus.
      Amendment No. 72: Inserts a limitation of $23,250,000 for 
expenses for administering military assistance instead of 
$24,000,000 as provided by the House and $22,500,000 as 
proposed by the Senate.

                        Peacekeeping Operations

      Amendment No. 73: Appropriates $70,000,000 for 
``Peacekeeping Operations'', instead of $68,300,000 as proposed 
by the House and $72,033,000 as proposed by the Senate, and 
inserts language proposed by the Senate subjecting the 
obligation and expenditure of such funds to the regular 
notification procedures of the Committee on Appropriations.

 TITLE IV--MULTILATERAL ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO THE 
                               PRESIDENT

International Financial Institutions Contribution to the International 
                Bank for Reconstruction and Development

      Amendment No. 74: Appropriates $28,189,963 for the paid-
in capital stock of the World Bank as proposed by the Senate 
instead of $23,009,000 as proposed by the House.
      Amendment No. 75: Inserts Senate language conditioning 
obligation of funds to purchase paid-in capital stock of the 
World Bank upon certification from the Secretary of the 
Treasury that the Bank has not approved any loans to Iran since 
October 1, 1994.

                      Global Environment Facility

      Amendment No. 76: Appropriates $35,000,000 for the Global 
Environmental Facility of the World Bank instead of $30,000,000 
as proposed by the House and $50,000,000 as proposed by the 
Senate.

         International Bank for Reconstruction and Development

              Limitation on Callable Capital subscriptions

      Amendment No. 77: Permits subscription for callable 
capital portion of the United States share of increases in the 
capital stock of the International Bank for Reconstruction and 
Development totaling $911,475,013 as proposed by the Senate 
instead of $743,900,000 as proposed by the House.

       Contribution to the International Development Association

      Amendment No. 78: Appropriates $700,000,000 for the 
International Development Association instead of $575,000,000 
as proposed by the House and $775,000,000 as proposed by the 
Senate.

         Contribution to the International Finance Corporation

      Amendment No. 79: Appropriates $60,900,000 for the 
International Finance Corporation instead of $67,550,000 as 
proposed by the House and the Senate.

          Contribution to the Inter-American Development Bank

      Amendment No. 80: Appropriates $25,952,110 for the paid-
in capital of the Inter-American Development Bank as proposed 
by the Senate instead of $25,950,000 as proposed by the House, 
and $10,000,000 for the Fund for Special Operations instead of 
$20,000,000 as proposed by the Senate. The House did not 
recommend funding for the Fund for Special Operations.

    Inter-American Development Bank Limitation on Callable Capital 
                             Subscriptions

      Amendment No. 81: Permits subscription for callable 
capital portion of the United States share of increases in the 
capital stock of the Inter-American Development Bank totaling 
$1,523,767,142 as proposed by the Senate instead of 
$1,523,000,000 as proposed by the House.

Contribution to the Enterprise for the Americas Multilateral Investment 
                                  Fund

      Amendment No. 82: Appropriates $53,750,000 for the United 
States contribution to the Multilateral Investment Fund instead 
of $70,000,000 as proposed by the House and Senate.

               Contribution to the Asian Development Bank

      Amendment No. 83: Appropriates $13,221,596 for the paid-
in capital of the Asian Development Bank as proposed by the 
Senate instead of $13,200,000 as proposed by the House.

              Limitation on Callable Capital Subscriptions

      Amendment No. 84: Permits subscription for callable 
capital portion of the United States share of increases in the 
capital stock of the Asian Development Bank totaling 
$647,858,204 as proposed by the Senate instead of $647,000,000 
as proposed by the House.

               Contribution to the Asian Development Fund

      Amendment No. 85: Appropriates $100,000,000 for the Asian 
Development Fund as proposed by the House instead of 
$110,000,000 as proposed by the Senate.

  Contribution to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

      Amendment No. 86: Appropriates $70,000,000 for the paid-
in capital of the European Bank for Reconstruction and 
Development as proposed by the Senate instead of $69,180,000 as 
proposed by the House.

              Limitation on Callable Capital Subscriptions

      Amendment No. 87: Permits subscriptions for the callable 
capital portion of the United States share of increases in the 
capital stock of the European Bank for Reconstruction and 
Development totaling $163,333,333 as proposed by the Senate 
instead of $161,400,000 as proposed by the House.

                    North American Development Bank

      Amendment No. 88: Appropriates $56,250,000 for paid-in 
capital of the North American Development Bank as proposed by 
the House instead of $25,000,000 as proposed by the Senate. The 
language also permits subscription for the callable capital 
portion of the United States share of increases in the capital 
stock of the North American Development Bank totaling 
$318,750,000 as proposed by the House and the Senate. The 
appropriation for the Multilateral Investment Fund contained in 
the Senate amendment is addressed in amendment No. 82.

                International Organizations and Programs

      Amendment No. 89: Appropriates $285,000,000 for 
``International Organizations and Programs'' instead of 
$155,000,000 as proposed by the House and $260,000,000 as 
proposed by the Senate. Within these funds, the managers expect 
that $100,000,000 will be made available for a grant to UNICEF.
      The conferees recognize the vital role UNDP plays as the 
coordinating agency for United Nations activities in support of 
sustainable development worldwide.
      Amendment No. 90: Deletes an earmark of $3,000,000 for 
the World Food Program that was proposed by the Senate. The 
conferees urge the Secretary of State to provide $3,000,000 for 
the World Food Program in fiscal year 1996, the same amount 
prior conferees have urged in the past two statements of 
managers. The conferees recognize that the World Food Program 
plays an essential role in providing food and other aid to the 
neediest people in the world, especially in conflict zones such 
as Bosnia and parts of sub-Saharan Africa.
      Amendment No. 91: Deletes Senate language on the 
proportionality of reductions as applied to funding for the 
United Nations Development Program, the United Nations 
Children's Fund, the United Nations Environment Program, and 
the International Atomic Energy Agency.
      Amendment No. 92: Inserts a limitation of $30,000,000 on 
funds for the United Nations Population Fund, instead of 
$25,000,000 as proposed by the House and $35,000,000 as 
proposed by the Senate.
      Amendment No. 93: Deletes Senate language earmarking not 
less than $1,000,000 for the United Nations Development Fund 
for Women (UNIFEM). The House bill contained no provision on 
this matter.
      Amendment No. 94: Inserts language providing that funds 
may be made available to the Korean Peninsula Energy 
Development Organization (KEDO) for administrative expenses and 
heavy fuel oil costs associated with the Agreed Framework. No 
funds are available for KEDO funding for administrative 
expenses and heavy fuel oil costs beyond the total amount 
included for KEDO in the fiscal year 1996 congressional 
presentation. The conference agreement further provides that 
these funds may only be made available if the President 
determines and certifies in writing to the Congress that 
certain specific actions have been undertaken in support of the 
Agreed Framework with North Korea. The managers agree that none 
of the funds in this bill that are made available for KEDO in 
fiscal year 1996 may be used to contribute to the lightwater 
nuclear reactors being provided to North Korea under the terms 
of the Agreed Framework. This matter is also addressed in 
amendment No. 164.
      Amendment No. 95: Deletes Senate language earmarking 
$1,500,000 for the United Nations Fund for Victims of Torture. 
The House bill contained no provision on this matter.
      The conferees urge the Secretary of State to provide a 
total of $2,250,000 for the United Nations Fund for Victims of 
Torture and the United Nations Development Fund for Women in 
fiscal 1996.

                           GENERAL PROVISIONS

                         Limitation on Expenses

      Amendment No. 96: Restores House language providing a 
limitation of $5,000 on entertainment expenses for the Agency 
for International Development.

               Limitation on Representational Allowances

      Amendment No. 97: Restores House language providing a 
limitation of $2,000 on entertainment expenses associated with 
``Foreign Military Financing Program''.
      Amendment No. 98: Deletes language proposed by the Senate 
limiting funds for entertainment expenses of the Inter-American 
Foundation.
      Amendment No. 99: Restores House language providing a 
limitation of $2,000 on entertainment and representation 
expenses of the Inter-American Foundation.
      Amendment No. 100: Restores House language providing a 
limitation of $4,000 on entertainment expenses of the Peace 
Corps.
      Amendment No. 101: Deletes language proposed by the 
Senate limiting funds for entertainment expenses of the Trade 
and Development Agency.
      Amendment No. 102: Restores House language providing a 
limitation of $2,000 on representation and entertainment 
expenses of the Trade and Development Agency.

                  Deobligation/Reobligation Authority

      Amendment No. 103: Inserts Senate language providing for 
a new subsection designation.
      Amendment No. 104: Inserts Senate language which provides 
that fiscal year 1994 FMF obligated balances, if deobligated, 
will remain available during fiscal year 1995 for the same 
purposes, and further that this authority may not be used in 
fiscal year 1996.

                           Commerce and Trade

      Amendment No. 105: Inserts Senate language regarding 
notifications on actions authorized by this section.

                       Notification Requirements

      Amendment No. 106: Inserts language subjecting 
``Development Assistance'' to the notification requirements of 
this section. The House had proposed that such requirements be 
applied to ``Child Survival and Disease Programs Fund'', 
``Development Assistance Fund'', and ``Development Fund for 
Africa''. The Senate had deleted these accounts from the 
notification requirements and had inserted a new account, 
``Economic Assistance''. The notification requirements now 
conform to the account structure contained in the conference 
agreement.
      Amendment No. 107: Restores House language which includes 
``Economic Support Fund'' in the notification requirements of 
section 515.
      Amendment No. 108: Restores House language which 
subjected ``Inter-American Foundation'' and ``African 
Development Foundation'' to the notification requirements of 
section 515.
      Amendment No. 109: Deletes Senate language which added 
``Middle East Fund'' to the notification requirements of 
section 515.
      Amendment No. 110: Deletes House language which subjected 
``United States Emergency Refugee and Migration Assistance 
Fund'' to the notification requirements of section 515.
      Amendment No. 111: Inserts Senate language reducing to 10 
percent the threshold triggering a notification for changes in 
the amount of funds to be obligated from the level justified to 
the Congress for any program, project, or activity. This 
modification conforms with the threshold currently contained in 
the Foreign Assistance Act.

              Economic Support Fund Assistance for Israel

      Amendment No. 112: Inserts the House language ``Support 
Fund'' which was deleted by the Senate.
      Amendment No. 113: Deletes the Senate language ``economic 
assistance'' and reinserts the House language ``the Economic 
Support Fund'' which was deleted by the Senate.

     Prohibition Concerning Abortions and Involuntary Sterilization

      Amendment No. 114: Inserts Senate language striking 
``Concerning Abortions'' from the heading of the section and 
inserting ``On Funding for Abortions''.
      Amendment No. 115: Reported in disagreement.

                   Special Notification Requirements

      Amendment No. 116: Deletes language proposed by the House 
and stricken by the Senate making Indonesia subject to the 
special notification requirements of section 520.
      Amendment No. 117: Restores language proposed by the 
House and stricken by the Senate that would subject assistance 
to Russia to the special notification requirements of section 
520.
      Amendment No. 118: Deletes language proposed by the House 
and stricken by the Senate that exempts Indonesia from the 
special notification requirements of section 520 for the 
purpose of obligating or expending funds for development 
assistance activities. This exemption is no longer necessary, 
since Indonesia is no longer subject to the special 
notification requirements of section 520.

                   Child Survival and AIDS Activities

      Amendment No. 119: Deletes Senate language inserting the 
words ``Family Planning'' in the heading of this section.

        Prohibition Against Direct Funding to Certain Countries

      Amendment No. 120: Deletes Senate language requiring the 
President to certify that withholding indirect funding for 
certain countries would be contrary to the national security 
interest of the United States prior to the obligation of funds. 
The conference agreement would require the certification to be 
made based on the national interest of the United States.

                       Authorization Requirement

      Amendment No. 121: Inserts Senate language waiving the 
provisions of section 10 of Public Law 91-672 and section 15 of 
the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 for funds 
appropriated by this Act. The House bill would have subjected 
the funds to the provisions of these sections.

                   support for authorization process

      The managers regret that they must recommend waiving the 
statutory authorization requirement for most programs in this 
bill in order to avoid passing what would be in effect a 
partial year appropriation.
      The Committees on International Relations and Foreign 
Relations have gone to great lengths this year to end the 
decade-long stalemate over foreign aid authorizations. The 
majority of the managers have supported that effort and will 
continue to do so. Only through the enactment of an 
authorization bill for foreign aid will the Committees on 
Appropriations be able to benefit from formal legislative 
guidance as they apportion the spending allocations for 
programs under their jurisdiction.
      Under the current situation, in which the House has 
passed an authorization for foreign assistance and the Senate 
is attempting to complete action on its counterpart measure 
under an agreement to limit time for further consideration, the 
managers have been asked by members of authorization committees 
to include in the conference report substantial legislation 
such as the Middle East Peace Facilitation Act and the NATO 
Participation Act, as well as extension of the au pair program. 
In addition, the managers have gone to some effort to conform 
spending levels to authorization levels passed by the House or 
reported in the Senate, taking into consideration that the two 
authorization bills contain differing ceilings in many 
accounts.

       Prohibition on Bilateral Assistance to Terrorist Countries

      Amendment No. 122: Inserts Senate language prohibiting 
bilateral assistance to terrorist countries.

                 Commercial Leasing of Defense Articles

      Amendment No. 123: Deletes an excess ``and''.

                         Competitive Insurance

      Amendment No. 124: Inserts Senate language requiring the 
Agency for International Development to include a clause in all 
contracts, subcontracts, and solicitations, requiring that 
United States insurance companies have a fair opportunity to 
bid for insurance when such insurance is necessary or 
appropriate.

                  Stingers in the Persian Gulf Region

      Amendment No. 125: Restores House language prohibiting 
the sale of Stingers to Persian Gulf nations.

                         Location of Stockpiles

      Amendment No. 126: Deletes House language and inserts 
Senate provisions which amend the Arms Export Control Act with 
respect to the competitive pricing of defense articles, make 
Israel eligible for future stockpile additions without further 
statutory authorization, authorize additional funds for South 
Korea and Thailand for each of fiscal years 1996 and 1997, and 
permit the President to designate additional countries for 
establishment of stockpiles without requiring further statutory 
authorization.

          Compliance with United States Sanctions Against Iraq

      Amendment No. 127: Restores House language providing a 
subsection heading.
      Amendment No. 128: Restores House language which allows 
the President to impose import sanctions against nations which 
have not prohibited the importation of products from and the 
export of products to Iraq, Serbia, or Montenegro.

                       POW/MIA Military Drawdown

      Amendment No. 129: Deletes Senate language authorizing 
the appropriation of such sums as may be necessary to provide 
reimbursement for defense articles and services provided under 
this section.

                     Priority Delivery of Equipment

      Amendment No. 130: Deletes Senate language requiring 
priority delivery of excess defense articles to NATO allies and 
major non-NATO allies on the southern and southeastern flank of 
NATO.

                 Authority to Assist Bosnia-Herzegovina

      Amendment No. 131: Inserts Senate language authorizing 
the President to transfer to the government of Bosnia-
Herzegovina, without reimbursement and subject to prior 
notification of the Committees on Appropriations, defense 
articles from the stocks of the Defense Department and defense 
services of the Department of Defense of an aggregate value not 
to exceed $100,000,000. The House bill contained a limitation 
of $50,000,000 on the value of such articles and services.

    Restrictions on the Termination of Sanctions Against Serbia and 
                               Montenegro

      Amendment No. 132: Inserts language allowing the 
President to waive the provisions of section 540A only for the 
purposes of meeting emergency humanitarian assistance or to 
achieve a negotiated settlement of the conflict in Bosnia-
Herzegovina that is acceptable to the parties.
      In addition, the conference agreement includes language 
proposed by the Senate expanding the authority of section 
660(b) of the Foreign Assistance Act to allow police training 
with respect to sanctions monitoring and enforcement, and to 
reconstitute civilian police authority under certain 
circumstances. The conferees recognize that there may be 
instances when there is no practical alternative to utilizing 
U.S. military personnel to conduct short-term training of 
civilian police. The conferees intend that any such use of U.S. 
military personnel for police training should be on a limited, 
short-term basis.

                          Special Authorities

      Amendment No. 133: Deletes Haiti from the list of 
countries and programs for which funds are made available 
notwithstanding any other provision of law, as proposed by the 
Senate.
      Amendment No. 134: Restores House language, stricken by 
the Senate, that would have deleted displaced Burmese from the 
list of countries and programs for which funds are made 
available notwithstanding any other provision of law.
      Amendment No. 135: Inserts language which requires the 
President to terminate assistance to the military of any 
country or organization that he determines is cooperating, 
tactically or strategically, with the Khmer Rouge in their 
military operations, or to the military of which the President 
determines is not taking steps to prevent a pattern or practice 
of commercial relations with the Khmer Rouge. The conferees are 
concerned by reports that Thai military personnel are engaging 
in cooperative commercial relations with the Khmer Rouge in the 
export of timber and gems. The conferees believe that 
meaningful efforts should be made by the government of Thailand 
and the Thai military to halt this source of income for the 
Khmer Rouge.

                       Anti-Narcotics Activities

      Amendment No. 136: Restores House language allowing funds 
appropriated in ``Economic Support Fund'' to be used for 
administration of justice programs in Latin America and the 
Caribbean. The Senate language would have stricken the 
reference to ``Economic Support Fund'' and replaced it with a 
reference to ``Economic Assistance''. The disposition of this 
amendment conforms with the conference agreement on the account 
structure for bilateral assistance.

                       Eligibility for Assistance

      Amendment No. 137: Deletes Senate language referring to 
titles I and II of the Agricultural Trade Development and 
Assistance Act of 1954.

                                Earmarks

      Amendment No. 138: Inserts Senate language governing the 
application of earmarks contained in the conference agreement. 
The House bill did not contain this language, since it 
contained no earmarks.

                                Ceilings

      Amendment No. 139: Inserts Senate language changing the 
heading to include the words ``and Earmarks''.

                        Excess Defense Articles

      Amendment No. 140: Deletes House provision which requires 
that excess defense articles transferred to Jordan be subject 
to section 534 of this Act and inserts language making Estonia, 
Latvia and Lithuania eligible for receipt of lethal excess 
defense articles.
      Amendment No. 141: Deletes Senate language which allows 
the President to transfer lethal excess defense articles to 
Estonia. This matter is addressed in amendment No. 140.

                 Prohibition on Publicity or Propaganda

      Amendment No. 142: Inserts language limiting use of funds 
for development education to $750,000,000 instead of a funding 
prohibition as proposed by the House and stricken by the 
Senate.

                 Export Financing Transfer Authorities

      Amendment No. 143: Deletes Senate Language changing the 
reference for export financing agencies from title I to title 
IV. Title I of the bill contains the funding for export 
financing agencies.

                               Landmines

      Amendment No. 144: Inserts Senate language which amends 
the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 1993 to 
extend by one year the existing moratorium on transfers of 
antipersonnel landmines under the authorities of the Foreign 
Assistance Act and the Arms Export Control Act.

                                Pakistan

      Amendment No. 145: Deletes House language requiring a GAO 
report, and inserts language which amends section 620E of the 
Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 regarding Pakistan as follows: 
allows the transfer of military equipment to Pakistan (other 
than F-16 aircraft) contracted for prior to October 1, 1990; 
provides that the restrictions in section 620E continue to 
apply to contracts for the delivery of F-16 aircraft; provides 
that the prohibitions in section 620E do not apply to 
assistance provided for counternarcotics purposes, military to 
military contact, IMET training, humanitarian and civic 
assistance, peacekeeping (except that lethal military equipment 
can only be leased or loaned), and antiterrorism activities; 
and provides further that the President may release Pakistan of 
storage costs for item purchased but not delivered and may 
reimburse Pakistan for such amounts paid provided that such 
payments have no budgetary impact.
      The conferees believe that in light of this important 
administration policy initiative, the administration should 
provide to the Committees on Appropriations, not later than 
April 1, 1996, a report on conventional force reduction and 
non-proliferation in south Asia. This report should include an 
assessment of the strategic and conventional balance in the 
region, efforts taken by the United States to achieve regional 
agreement on nuclear non-proliferation and conventional force 
reductions, the role of United States aid in achieving these 
objectives, and progress being made by nations in the region in 
meeting U.S. non-proliferation objectives. This report should 
be unclassified to the extent possible, with a classified 
addendum if required.
      The conferees also note that the State Department has 
determined that the Pressler amendment prohibition applies to 
government to government sales of military equipment while the 
commercial sale of military equipment is subject to especially 
rigorous case by case license review. The conferees believe 
that certain items which may promote border security and 
stability, such as border surveillance equipment, radar, and 
radar warning receivers should be reviewed, consistent with 
current law, in light of their contribution as confidence 
building measures contributing to security in border areas in 
the region.

           Restrictions Concerning the Palestinian Authority

      Amendment No. 146: Inserts Senate language replacing the 
word ``subsection'' with the word ``restriction''.

 Limitation on Assistance to Countries that Restrict the Transport or 
           Delivery of United States Humanitarian Assistance

      Amendment No. 147: Restores House language stricken by 
the Senate which prohibits funds for any country if the 
government of such country prohibits or otherwise restricts, 
directly or indirectly, the transport or delivery of United 
States humanitarian assistance and further provides the 
President waiver authority if he determines it to be in the 
national security interest. This matter is addressed in 
amendment No. 174.

                     Non-overtime Differential Pay

      Amendment No. 148: Deletes language proposed by the 
Senate that would allow a Foreign Service Officer who is a 
criminal investigator for the AID Office of Inspector General 
to receive non-overtime differential pay.

                    References to Authorization Acts

      Amendment No. 149: Deletes language proposed by the House 
and stricken by the Senate identifying the authorization 
sources for the ``Child Survival and Disease Programs Fund''. 
The conference agreement does not contain such an account.

                  Prohibition on Funding for Abortion

      Amendment No. 150: Deletes language proposed by the House 
and stricken by the Senate.
      The managers on the part of the House agree to recede 
from their disagreement in a technical sense only. The 
substance of the House amendment will be addressed by the House 
managers during further consideration by the House of amendment 
No. 115, an amendment in disagreement.

Withholding of Assistance to Countries Supporting Nuclear Plant in Cuba

      Amendment No. 151: Inserts Senate language providing a 
subsection designation and heading for the first subsection.
      Amendment No. 152: Inserts language providing for several 
exceptions to the withholding of funds to any country that 
supports the completion of the nuclear facility at Juragua, 
near Cienfuegos, Cuba. The exceptions include assistance to 
meet urgent humanitarian needs, including disaster assistance 
and refugee relief; democratic political reform and rule of law 
activities; the creation of private sector and nongovernmental 
organizations that are independent of government control; the 
development of a free market economic system; and assistance 
for the purposes described in the Cooperative Threat Reduction 
Act of 1993 (Nunn-Lugar). The conference agreement deletes 
subsection (c) of the Senate amendment, regarding definitions.

                     Limitation on Funds for Haiti

      Amendment No. 153: Restores House language stricken by 
the Senate prohibiting assistance for Haiti when it is made 
known to the President that the Government of Haiti is 
controlled by a regime holding power through means other than 
the democratic elections scheduled for calendar year 1995 and 
held in substantial compliance with the requirements of the 
1987 Constitution of Haiti.

            Purchase of American Made Equipment and Products

      Amendment No. 154: Restores House language stricken by 
the Senate that expresses the Sense of the Congress that all 
equipment and products purchased with funds made available by 
this Act should be American-made. The language also requires 
that, to the greatest extent practicable, each entity receiving 
financial assistance or funding through this Act should be 
provided a notice describing the Sense of the Congress 
provision.

                   Limitation on Assistance to Turkey

      Amendment No. 155: Inserts a limitation of $33,500,000 
for ESF for Turkey instead of the House limitation of 
$21,000,000.

      Limitation of Funds for the North American Development Bank

      Amendment No. 156: Inserts language limiting the use of 
community adjustment and investment programs of the North 
American Development Bank to those set out in the binational 
agreement under which the Bank was established. The Senate bill 
contained no provision on this matter.
      The managers direct that funds appropriated for the North 
American Development Bank's Community Adjustment and Investment 
Program (CAIP) be limited to the purposes as defined in the 
binational agreement establishing the Bank, specifically 
adjustment assistance and investment relate to trade. The 
conferees expect CAIP funds to be restricted to communities or 
businesses that can clearly demonstrate adverse foreign trade-
induced economic impact and that otherwise cannot secure 
financing from commercial lenders. It is further expected that 
projects in trade-impacted communities should focus on job 
creation, job retention, and retooling.
      The managers do not recommend funding for the Bank in 
order for it to serve as a pass-through for existing federal 
programs. The managers oppose the use of CAIP funds for 
personnel or operating expenses of other federal entities 
participating in CAIP projects. The Committees on 
Appropriations will closely monitor compliance with these 
directives when considering fiscal year 1997 funding for the 
Bank.
      To increase accountability, the managers recommend that 
the North American Development Bank make the final 
determination regarding both CAIP eligibility criteria and 
endorsement of projects for financing on a case-by-case basis.

                     Limitation on Funds for Burma

      Amendment No. 157: Restores House language stricken by 
the Senate prohibiting funds in this Act from being used for 
international narcotics control or crop substitution assistance 
for the government of Burma. The Senate amendment would have 
allowed such assistance if the Secretary of State certified 
that it was fully consistent with United States human rights 
concerns in Burma and serve a vital United States national 
interest. The Senate amendment also extended to such assistance 
the reporting requirements of chapter 8 of part I of the 
Foreign Assistance Act.

    Asian Development Bank and International Development Association

      Amendment No. 158: Inserts language to authorize the 
Secretary of the Treasury to subscribe to the fourth general 
capital increase of the Asian Development Bank and authorizes 
appropriations of $66,614,647 over the multi-year period. Also, 
inserts a new section 572 providing the authority for the 
Secretary of the Treasury to make a contribution of 
$700,000,000 to the International Development Association. The 
amount is the same as the appropriation for IDA in amendment 
No. 78.

                  Special Debt Relief for the Poorest

      Amendment No. 159: Inserts language proposed by the 
Senate authorizing the President to reduce debt provided to 
certain countries under the Foreign Assistance Act and the Arms 
Export Control Act. In addition, the conference agreement 
inserts language authorizing the President to engage in debt 
buybacks and sales, including debt-for-equity swaps, debt-for-
development swaps, or debt-for-nature swaps. The inclusion of 
such language is consistent with the House language contained 
in the conference agreement on ``Debt Restructuring'' in 
amendment No. 24.

                     Limitation on Funds for Russia

      Amendment No. 160: Strikes House language limiting the 
amount of funds under the heading ``Assistance for the New 
Independent States of the Former Soviet Union'' that may be 
made available for Russia as proposed by the Senate. The 
managers expect that not more than $195,000,000 of the total 
amount made available in this bill for the former Soviet Union 
should be provided to Russia in fiscal year 1996.

                   Limitation on Assistance to Mexico

      Amendment No. 161: Deletes language contained in the 
House bill and stricken by the Senate limiting assistance to 
Mexico.
      The managers expect the United States Government to 
continue to urge the Government of Mexico to take actions to 
reduce the amount of illegal drug entering the United States 
from Mexico, and to take effective law enforcement actions to 
deal with illegal drugs activities, especially illegal 
narcotics trafficking.

                        Human Rights in Ethiopia

      Amendment No. 162: Deletes House language requiring the 
State Department to closely monitor and take into account human 
rights progress in Ethiopia as it obligates fiscal year 1996 
assistance for that country. The managers expect the Department 
of State to continue to be attentive to this important issue.

                      Basic Education for Children

      Amendment No. 163: Deletes House language providing that 
not more than $108,000,000 from the AID ``Children and Disease 
Programs Fund'' may be used for basic education for children. 
The conference agreement does not contain such a fund.

            Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization

      Amendment No. 164: Deletes Senate language. This matter 
is addressed in amendment No. 94.

                     Drawdown Authority for Jordan

      Amendment No. 165: Inserts Senate language which provides 
that the President may direct the drawdown of up to 
$100,000,000 of defense articles, service and training from the 
Department of Defense for Jordan.
      An important opportunity exists to promote the ongoing 
Arab-Israeli peace process which the administration can seize 
without the need for additional appropriated funds. Jordan's 
signing of a treaty of peace with Israel and its break with 
Iraq has now exposed Jordan to the risks of peace. Jordan's 
assumption of these burdens should be acknowledged by including 
Jordan with Israel and Egypt for the statutory designation of a 
major ``non-NATO'' ally. Further, the administration should 
honor this increased risk to Jordan's security brought about by 
its break with Iraq and accepting peace with Israel by 
carefully reviewing the Government of Jordan's request to 
acquire up to 80 Egyptian-American built M1A1 tanks to address 
its near-term security needs.

            Federal Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation

      Amendment No. 166: Deletes Senate language amending 
chapter 7 of title 18, United States Code, imposing fines and 
criminal penalties on those who violate the provisions of the 
proposed amendment regarding female mutilation. The Senate 
amendment would have also required the Secretary of Health and 
Human Services to conduct information and education activities 
regarding female mutilation.
      The managers urge the authorization committees of the 
Congress to review this issue as soon as possible, and to 
report legislation as appropriate.

                                Liberia

      Amendment No. 167: Inserts language, amending Public Law 
102-270, that would exempt Liberia from the provisions of 
section 620(q) of the Foreign Assistance Act and section 512 of 
this Act. The new language would exempt assistance to Liberia 
from provisions of these sections for funds appropriated in 
this Act. The Senate amendment would have provided a permanent 
exemption for Liberia from these sections, and also included 
language expressing the sense of the Congress regarding the 
peace process in Liberia. The House bill contained no provision 
on this matter.

              Annual Report on Economic and Social Growth

      Amendment No. 168: Inserts language which requires the 
President to submit an annual report to the appropriate 
committees providing a concise overview of the prospects for 
economic and social growth on a broad, equitable and 
sustainable basis in countries receiving assistance under title 
II of this Act, to include criteria regarding wage and price 
controls, State ownership production and distribution, State 
control of financial institutions, trade and investment, 
capital and profit repatriation, tax and private property 
protections and a country's commitment to stimulate education, 
health and human development. The report shall be submitted 
with the Administration's annual congressional presentation for 
appropriations.

       Buy America Provisions for Mapping and Surveying Services

      Amendment No. 169: Inserts Senate language requiring 
that, to the maximum extent possible, the funds provided in 
this Act shall be used to provide surveying and mapping related 
services through contracts entered into through competitive 
bidding to qualified United States contractors. The House bill 
contained no provision on this matter.

                  Energy Savings at Federal Facilities

      Amendment No. 170: Deletes Senate language requiring 
agencies funded in this Act to achieve certain specified energy 
savings. The House bill contained no provision on this matter.

                      Reports Regarding Hong Kong

      Amendment No. 171: Inserts language requiring a March 31, 
1996 report on Hong Kong consistent with the provisions of the 
United States-Hong Kong Policy Act of 1992, and includes Senate 
language regarding the content of said report. The House bill 
contained no provision on this matter.

                                Honduras

      Amendment No. 172: Deletes Senate language regarding 
Honduras.
      The conferees note that during the 1980's, a secret 
Honduran army death squad known as Battalion 316 allegedly 
engaged in a campaign of systematically kidnapping, torturing 
and murdering suspected subversives. Victims included Honduran 
students, teachers, labor leaders, and journalists. Also, in 
1993 there were reportedly 184 unsolved cases of persons who 
were allegedly ``disappeared'', and are presumed dead. The 
conferees urge the President to order the expedited 
declassification of any documents in the possession of the 
United States Government pertaining to persons who allegedly 
``disappeared'' in Honduras, and promptly make such documents 
available to Honduran authorities who are seeking to determine 
the fate of these individuals.

                 Report on Russian Military Operations

      Amendment No. 173: Deletes Senate language which requires 
the President to declassify and resubmit to the Congress no 
later than three months after the date of enactment a report on 
Russian military operations as required by section 528 of 
Public Law 103-236.
      The conferees request that the Administration submit to 
Congress a declassified version of the report submitted 
pursuant to section 528 of P.L. 103-236. The conferees 
understand declassification will be to the maximum extent 
possible.
      The report shall also provide an unclassified assessment 
of: (a) Russian compliance with the Russian-Moldovan agreement 
of October 24, 1994; (b) allegations of Russian involvement in 
the September 1994 coup attempt against the Azerbaijan 
Government; (c) the Russian deployment of troops of the 
Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Interior, or any other 
security agency to secure the borders of the New Independent 
States (NIS) of the former Soviet Union; (d) Russian efforts to 
integrate the security, defense and intelligence forces of the 
government of the NIS; and (e) compliance with the Treaty on 
Conventional Armed Forces in Europe.

 Limitation on Assistance to Countries That Restrict the Transport of 
           Delivery of United States Humanitarian Assistance

      Amendment No. 174: Deletes Senate language which 
prohibits funds for any country if the government of such 
country prohibits or otherwise restricts, directly or 
indirectly, the transport or delivery of United States 
humanitarian assistance. This matter is addressed in amendment 
No. 147.
      Amendment No. 175: Inserts language providing that up to 
$20,000,000 of the funds made available through ``Development 
Assistance'' or ``Economic Support Fund'' may be transferred to 
``International Narcotics Control''. Senate language would have 
required such a transfer from funds made available to the 
Agency for International Development. The House bill contained 
no provision on this matter.

                               guatemala

      Amendment No. 176: Deletes Senate language and inserts 
new language which allows the Guatemalan military to receive 
expanded IMET only, or FMF funds, only if the President 
certifies that the Guatemalan military is cooperating with 
efforts to resolve human rights abuses. The prohibitions 
included in this section shall not apply to funds made 
available to implement a cease-fire or peace agreement. Any 
funds made available are subject to the regular notification 
procedures of the Committees on Appropriations. This matter is 
addressed in amendment No. 63.
      The conferees commend the Guatemalan President for his 
efforts to negotiate a peaceful settlement of the civil war in 
Guatemala and to improve respect for human rights and the rule 
of law. The conferees are disturbed by reports that members of 
the military and security forces continue to commit human 
rights abuses including several cases involving American 
citizens. The conferees have included a provision which 
conditions aid to the military and security forces on their 
cooperation in resolving human rights abuses which their 
members are alleged to have committed, ordered or attempted to 
thwart the investigation of. The conferees intend that the 
cases listed in the April 7, 1995 bipartisan letter to 
President Clinton by twelve members of the U.S. Senate, as well 
as the murder of U.S. Ambassador John Gordon Mein, should be 
among those of particular concern.

                           peru and narcotics

      Amendment No. 177: Deletes Senate language making a 
number of findings regarding actions by the government of Peru 
involving illegal drug activities, and expressing the sense of 
the Senate on the provision of military equipment to Peru for 
drug interdiction activities. The House bill contained no 
provision on this matter.

                          assistance to turkey

      Amendment No. 178: Deletes Senate language earmarking 
$5,000,000 of ESF funds for Turkey to promote economic growth, 
cultural and ethnic tolerance, human rights activities, and 
non-governmental organizations in southeastern Turkey.

                          hong kong elections

      Amendment No. 179: Deletes Senate language making a 
number of findings regarding elections in Hong Kong, and 
expressing the sense of the Congress regarding various aspects 
of these elections. The House bill contained no provision on 
this matter.

                    sense of the senate on thailand

      Amendment No. 180: Deletes Senate sense of the Senate 
language regarding the Government of Thailand's relations with 
the Khmer Rouge.

                  extension of tied aid credit program

      Amendment No. 181: Inserts Senate language extending 
through 1997 the authority of the Export-Import Bank to conduct 
tied aid credit programs. Deletes Senate language authorizing a 
demonstration project.

                      conventional weapons review

      Amendment No. 182: Inserts Senate language which requires 
that for a period of one year beginning three years after the 
date of enactment of this Act, the United States shall not use 
antipersonnel landmines except along internationally recognized 
national borders or in demilitarized zones within a perimeter 
marked area that is monitored by military personnel and 
protected by adequate means to ensure the exclusion of 
civilians. The managers agree that this issue must be closely 
monitored in the period leading up to the moratorium's 
implementation and that the case of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, must 
be carefully reviewed in light of the moratorium's application 
to this especially sensitive facility.
      The conferees recognize the global crisis caused by 
unexploded landmines. According to the Department of State, 
there are an estimated 80,000,000 to 110,000,000 landmines 
deployed in 62 countries. As a result, the conferees urge the 
President to actively encourage other governments to join the 
U.S. in solving the global landmine problem by implementing 
moratoria on the use of antipersonnel mines similar to the U.S. 
moratorium as a step toward the elimination of antipersonnel 
landmines.
      The conferees recommend that the U.S. should not sell, 
license for export, or otherwise transfer defense articles and 
services to any foreign government which, as determined by the 
President, sells, exports or otherwise transfers antipersonnel 
landmines.

                     extension of au pair programs

      Amendment No. 183: Inserts language extending the 
authority for the Au Pair program of the U.S. Information 
Agency through fiscal year 1996. The Senate amendment would 
have extended such authority through fiscal year 1998. The 
House bill contained no provision on this matter.

                       authorization requirement

      Amendment No. 184: Deletes Senate language regarding 
authorization requirements for funds provided in this Act. This 
matter is addressed in amendment No. 121.

                   croatian-american enterprise fund

      Amendment No. 185: Deletes Senate language authorizing 
the creation of a Croatian-American Enterprise Fund. The 
language would also have earmarked $12,000,000 for such fund 
from ``Assistance for Eastern Europe and the Baltic States''.

          sanctions against countries harboring war criminals

      Amendment No. 186: Inserts language that would not allow 
funds appropriated in this Act to be made available for the 
government of any country that is knowingly granting sanctuary 
to war criminals. Such criminals would include those indicted 
by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former 
Yugoslavia or the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, 
or Nazi war criminals. The Senate language would have 
restricted bilateral and multilateral assistance provided in 
such fiscal year for any country which harbored war criminals. 
The House bill contained no provision on this matter.

  russian compliance with the cfe treaty and priorities for modifying 
                        existing arms agreements

      Amendment No. 187: Deletes Senate language. The conferees 
consider compliance with the terms of the Treaty on 
Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE) an important priority 
in U.S. relations with the Russian Federation. The conferees 
believe the Treaty provides adequate means by which the Russian 
Federation can meet its military requirements for treaty 
limited equipment in the flank zones defined by Article V of 
the Treaty. The conferees strongly believe that efforts by the 
Government of Russia to modify CFE Treaty obligations, 
including those regarding movement or deployment of treaty 
limited equipment on the flanks, must be resolved through 
negotiations, not unilateral reinterpretation.
      Amendment No. 188: This matter is dealt with in amendment 
No. 192.

                   limitation on assistance to haiti

      Amendment No. 189: Deletes Senate language and inserts 
language which prohibits the availability of funds for Haiti 
unless the President determines that the government of Haiti is 
conducting thorough investigations of political and 
extrajudicial killings and cooperating with U.S. authorities in 
the investigation of political and extrajudicial killings. The 
managers agree that nothing in subsection (a) shall be 
construed to restrict the provision of humanitarian or 
electoral assistance to Haiti. The President may waive the 
requirements of this section if he determines and certifies to 
the appropriate committees of Congress that it is the national 
interest of the United States or necessary to ensure the safe 
and timely withdrawal of American forces from Haiti.

  Limitation on Funds to the Territory of the Bosnia-Croat Federation

      Amendment No. 190: Inserts Senate language limiting 
United States assistance to Bosnia and Herzegovina (other than 
refugee and disaster assistance, and assistance for restoration 
of certain infrastructure) to the territory of the Bosnia-Croat 
Federation. The House bill contained no provision on this 
matter.

   Plan Recommending a Strategic Reorganization of the United Nations

      Amendment No. 191: Deletes Senate language requiring a 
plan for a strategic reorganization of the United Nations.
      On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the United 
Nations, the conferees concur with the Administration's stated 
intention to implement significant management and financial 
reforms. Accordingly the conferees request a report to be 
submitted in conjunction with the fiscal year 1997 budget 
request regarding reorganization of the United Nations. The 
report should include proposals to achieve (a) reductions in 
the number of agencies within the UN system including proposals 
to abolish, consolidate or restructure financing mechanisms for 
agencies with low priority; (b) the identification and 
strengthening of core agencies; (c) the increased cooperation 
and elimination of duplication between UN headquarters and 
offices in Geneva and the merger of technical cooperation 
functions of various UN agencies; (d) the consolidation of the 
UN emergency response mechanisms by merging functions in 
relevant agencies; and (e) improvements in the administrative 
and management capabilities of the Secretary General.

               NATO participation act amendments of 1995

      Amendment No. 192: Inserts language which amends the NATO 
Participation Act of 1994 and provides that the President 
should evaluate the degree to which any country emerging from 
communist domination which has expressed its interest in 
joining NATO meets certain specified criteria. The President 
may within 60 days designate one or more of these countries as 
eligible to receive assistance under the program established by 
the NATO Participation Act of 1994.

          TITLE VI--MIDDLE EAST PEACE FACILITATION ACT OF 1995

      Inserts additional language to the Senate proposed 
``Middle East Peace Facilitation Act of 1995'' (which extends 
the authority of the President to waive certain provisions of 
law to facilitate the provision of U.S. assistance in support 
of the Middle East peace process). The House provisions 
increase accountability and provide additional detailed 
oversight over the provision of U.S. funds in support of the 
Middle East peace process, either directly or indirectly, to 
the P.L.O., the Palestinian Authority, and successor entities. 
The managers further agree to extend the President's authority 
to suspend certain provisions of law from twelve months to 
eighteen months.
      The managers believe that the information provided 
pursuant to section 604(b)(5)(E) should be as extensive as 
possible and in accordance with AID's normal accounting 
practices. With respect to section 604(b)(5)(F), this section 
does not require a detailed listing of all statements of senior 
officials of the PLO, the Palestinian Authority and successor 
entities but rather an assessment of such statements, with 
attribution of those specific statements which best reflect the 
issues of concern described in this subparagraph. The managers 
also note that the reference to Jerusalem in section 604(c)(9) 
is not intended to suggest that the Palestinian Authority will 
operate in Jerusalem under the Interim Agreement; rather this 
section emphasizes the managers' concern that the PLO not 
purport to affect the status of Jerusalem.

   TO IMPOSE SANCTIONS AGAINST BURMA, AND COUNTRIES ASSISTING BURMA, 
    UNLESS BURMA OBSERVES HUMAN RIGHTS AND PERMITS POLITICAL FREEDOM

      Amendment No. 193: Deletes Senate language imposing 
sanctions against Burma and countries assisting Burma.

                   Conference Total--With Comparisons

      The total new budget (obligational) authority for the 
fiscal year 1996 recommended by the Committee of Conference, 
with comparisons to the fiscal year 1995 amount, the 1996 
budget estimates, and the House and Senate bills for 1996 
follow:
New budget (obligational) authority, fiscal year 1995... $13,654,521,750
Budget estimates of new (obligational) authority, fiscal 
    year 1996...........................................  14,773,904,666
House bill, fiscal year 1996............................  11,901,375,000
Senate bill, fiscal year 1996...........................  12,413,914,000
Conference agreement, fiscal year 1996..................  12,103,536,669
Conference agreement compared with:
    New budget (obligational) authority, fiscal year 
      1995..............................................  -1,550,985,081
    Budget estimates of new (obligational) authority, 
      fiscal year 1996..................................  -2,670,367,997
    House bill, fiscal year 1996........................    +202,161,669
    Senate bill, fiscal year 1996.......................    -310,377,331

                                   Sonny Callahan,
                                   John Edward Porter,
                                   Bob Livingston,
                                   Jim Lightfoot,
                                   Frank R. Wolf,
                                   Ron Packard,
                                   Joe Knollenberg,
                                   Michael Forbes,
                                   Jim Bunn,
                                   Charles Wilson,
                                   Sidney R. Yates,
                                   Nancy Pelosi,
                                   Esteban E. Torres,
                                   David R. Obey,
                                 Managers on the part of the House.

                                   Mitch McConnell,
                                   Arlen Specter,
                                   Connie Mack,
                                   James M. Jeffords,
                                   Judd Gregg,
                                   Richard Shelby,
                                   Robert F. Bennett,
                                   Mark O. Hatfield,
                                   Patrick Leahy,
                                   Daniel K. Inouye,
                                   Frank R. Lautenberg,
                                   Tom Harkin,
                                   Barbara A. Mikulski,
                                   Patty Murray,
                                   Robert C. Byrd.
                                Managers on the part of the Senate.